National Maritime Museum

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Museums & Galleries

The National Maritime Museum is bright, and the fresh air will make you feel like you're on deck. The various exhibitions in the galleries offer an interactive experience with heaving open hatchway doors, turning the ship's wheel and using Viking oars. Check out ancient uniforms, follow Admiral Nelson's sea-faring career, watch archive material of passenger ocean travel, discover what life was like in Britain's maritime heyday, and get involved in various workshops. Wind down in the lush Global Garden, the glorious result of exotic seeds brought back by sailors.

Location:  Park Row

Business hours:  Mo-We 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Th 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Fr-Su 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.