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Royal Naval Museum

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Address: Portsmouth, England
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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A superb museum

Have been to the museum several times and have found it extremely interesting and well set out. I especially enjoyed the Gallipoli exhibition which we recently visited as my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Dorchester, United Kingdom

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Have been to the museum several times and have found it extremely interesting and well set out. I especially enjoyed the Gallipoli exhibition which we recently visited as my grandfather was a WW1 submariner. The whole dockyard experience is well worth seeing and makes a super day out.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Well worthwhile informative and value for money for all the family " Oldies!" and youngsters alike....

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

So much to see here it's mind boggling!! The displays are excellent and very interesting! If you are into the Royal Navy this is a great place, even if you are not you won't be disappointed because there's something for everyone here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Great exhibits and lots to explore. The special exhibits on the Waterloo battle are especially worth your time.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

To anyone with an interest in the Royal Navy, past or present, and its ongoing story, this will be a worthwhile part of your visit to the Historic Dockyard attractions. As everywhere on the Dockyard, friendly and knowledgeable staff are a-plenty to answer your questions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If your ex forces and in the area worth a trip, I was in the Marines for a short spell so brought back many nice and not so nice memories. They do it well and if your not ex forces then go have a look and see what we have done to protect our great country!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Fantastic examples of the figureheads used on many ships across the history of the Royal Navy. Fun and interactive sections as well as real life figureheads that show the breadth of skill used to make these pieces of maritime art. Great focus on the history of HMS Victory and her voyages and captains. There is also a vowing gallery where... More 

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Bognor Regis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We spent over two hours here and it was fantastic - the section with Nelsons possessions was fantastic. Just go !!!

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Portsmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is confusing as the featured picture is from The Royal Marines Museum, and the Royal Naval Museum has now been called The National Museum Of The Royal Navy for a few years now. Both excellent museums but feedback for the Royal Marines Museum needs go on The Royal Marines Museum page. The same for The National Museum Of The... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What a fab museum, our son is 4 1/2 and he loved it, it was a great way to approach the history of the navy, I was a sea cadet in my youth, my dad was the commanding officer of our unit and my mum was a PO and my brother was a cadet too. When we came to the... More 

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Additional Information about Royal Naval Museum

Address: Portsmouth, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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