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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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Oooooodles to See!!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Norwich, England, United Kingdom

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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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cheshire
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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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Glasgow
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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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Langport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Although visiting all exhibits can prove costly, with a little forethought and planning, you can pack a huge amount into a day. Check with the dockyard prior to travel as some exhibits can be closed for private events at fairly short notice. The only disappointment will be that you won't see everything there is to see in one day. However,... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is a really well presented history of the Royal Marines set in their barracks at Eastney but if you want to see it in this lovely setting go soon as it is moving to the Historic Docklands.

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Additional Information about Royal Naval Museum

Address: 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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