National Maritime Museum Updated: 5 months ago

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The National Maritime Museum is part of Greenwich's Royal Museums in Greenwich Park.

The museum has a collection of maritime history from different points of view, with four galleries with their topics:

  • The Pigott Family Gallery: 1500s to 1600s Tudor and Stuart era navigators and pirates
  • Sea Things: Collection of different maritime transport items and ship scale models
  • Sackler Gallery: Meetings between the sailors of the Pacific Ocean and the indigenous people
  • Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Gallery: Arctic and Antarctic research trip

The museum also hosts activities for children. The museum is located in Greenwich Park, and the surrounding area is worth visiting.

Getting there

National Maritime Museum is in Greenwich, where no underground travels. The easiest way to get there is either the Thames Clipper, DLR light railway, with a station in central Greenwich, or via train to the Greenwich station, which is about 15 minutes away by foot.


The museum is part of the Royal Museums Greenwich group, which also has the Cutty Sark, Royal Observatory Greenwich and Queen's House. All of Greenwich's destinations are near Greenwich Park">Greenwich Park and Old Royal Naval College.

Nearest Stations

Cutty Sark - 4 min

DLR Zone: 2

Greenwich - 8 min

DLR Zone: 3

Island Gardens - 11 min

DLR Zone: 2

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