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National Maritime Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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“cutty sark”(142 reviews)
Experience the world's largest maritime museum, filled with inspirational stories of exploration and endeavour at sea and packed to the gunwales with intriguing objects and fascinating galleries. See the uniform Nelson wore at the Battle of...more
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Park Row, London SE10 9NF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Want to get more information than you could possibly take in about Britain's maritime history? Then come here and rejoice. But... if you have a small child and want a couple of hours of free entertainment then get yourself here as fast as you can....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Carl_The_Great
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a wonderful free resource. I love the art and craft activities on the weekends. The staff are so friendly and the kids have the best time. We also really enjoyed the galleries as well. The best bit has to be the kids play area....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jessica V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a spot of lunch as we were wandering round Greenwich. Menu overpriced and inaccessible for a simple lunch. I had to ask for our table to be cleaned - I had picked the cleanest I could find!!! Everything single table was dirty...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 50,916
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb museum and a shame I only had 2-3 hours to kill whilst in SE London (you need several more to do justice to the place). A must visit for anyone interested in British history, let alone maritime history. Oh, and it's free to visit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BreffniHugh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot be in Greenwich without visiting our favourite museum. NMM just keeps getting better, love the new galleries, particularly the Stuart Explorers. We usually stay at the adjacent hotel and enjoy just dipping in here. Well done the curators for providing a dynamic panorama of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here after wandering around Greenwich Park for a few hours. There was some construction and I should note that its FREE. The displays were quite nice, but the entire place seems to be lacking a bit. Worth a few hours of your time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lucycan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been here many times over the years but about 25 percent of the museum seems to be a nursery which is great if you have pre school kids,its seems odd that pre school kids wont understand the idea of a museum but that seems to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this afternoon the kids (4 yrs and 6yrs). Great displays and lots of interactive bits to keep everyone entertained. Kids areas are fab; my 2 particularly enjoyed shooting cannons at the pirate ships in the All Hands Children’s Gallery, and the fancy dress...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank princessmrlw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some truly eye opening experience with enough to keep both young ( loads of buttons interactive attractions) and old (free rum tasting) plus historical facts and exhibitions to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve8586
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit with family and friends. Make sure you visit the Church within the Training grounds

Date of experience: December 2018
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Greenwich Mean Time starts here, so to speak, as the
very concept of global time was established at Royal
Observatory, just one of several buildings of
architectural interest in Greenwich. Indeed, the whole
of Greenwich's historic town center, its Royal Park
and a number of related buildings (and one world
famous ship, the Cutty Sark) make up the UNESCO World
Heritage site known as Maritime Greenwich. Today a
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12 April 2018|
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Response from trainer49 | Reviewed this property |
We did not use the catamaran service, so I am not able to advise on that one. Regarding food, we found the cafes in the museum itself very busy, and a bit untidy - possibly not enough staff on duty to continually clear... More
30 January 2018|
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Response from kennethbarker | Reviewed this property |
We live in Greater London and only come to Greenwich for day trips so we cannot help you with these two hotels. There have been many recent Tripadvisor reviews that should help you decide between these two places to... More
6 December 2017|
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Response from 2016Chua | Reviewed this property |
Less than an hour.