Ticketed

Essential Information

Type Talks and tours
Location
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Date and Times Saturdays at 1.30pm
Prices £12

Gain an insight of the treasures of the collection with a tour of the stores at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre.

On this personal and fun experience, you will explore the hidden treasures of the collection.

Come face to face with the intriguing stories relating to the Titanic, Antarctic expeditions, naval battles as well as some lesser known narratives.

Our specialist tour guides will lead you through a sprinkling of the 2.5 million objects and archives we have across our sites.

 

Members of the public looking at an object within the stores.

Useful information

How long do the tours last?

These tours take approximately one hour.

Are the tours wheelchair accessible?

Tours are fully wheelchair accessible.

Who are the tours suitable for?

These tours have been specifically designed for adults but we will accept younger enthusiasts of history, conservation, and heritage.

Getting to the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre is a quick, easy journey from central London by rail or via local bus services.

Address: The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre, Nelson Mandela Road, Kidbrooke, SE3 9QS

By train: You can reach us from central London via direct routes by Cannon Street London Bridge, Charing Cross and Victoria. Our nearest station is Kidbrooke which is only 5 minute walk away.

By bus: The following buses stop near the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre: 178, B16, 286, 132

By car: There is limited parking space in our car park but we will prioritise parking for visitors with disabilities. Please pre-book, otherwise we cannot guarantee a place. E-mail: ppmcc@rmg.co.uk

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