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National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool
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The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool
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The northern home of the National Museum of the Royal Navy. A fascinating journey through time, set in an authentically-created historic quayside of the 1800s. Experience Fighting Ships, a powerful insight into the tough lives of sailors from around...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Hartlepool Marina Maritime Avenue | Jackson Dock, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ, England
+44 1429 860077
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All reviews maritime experience hms trincomalee fighting ships all ages well worth a visit coffee shop royal navy press gang every hour paddle steamer gun firing big ship war ship value for money two hours step back in time staff were very friendly
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Showing the very difficult conditions under which our fightening men had to endure in days gone by. Well worth a visit. Nice souvineer shop.

Thank PauloTaberini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a very wet day out looking for Seal Sands (don't ask lol) we saw signs for the museum and having visited the one in Portsmouth it seemed an obvious choice. Due to lateness in the day the museum was pretty deserted but the staff...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alot was shut on the day of our visit as a film crew was there we never knew about this when we booked in advance which was a shame really interesting day would of been a really nice visit if we had gone on a...More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good day out very interesting great place to look around have lunch and have a tea or coffee the gift shop is very very good. Excellent prices to have cake tea coffee the place its self is good value for money to get in i...More

Thank lilylinda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To have such an important ship as the central exhibit within such a beatiful setting as Jackson Dock is a rare treat. HMS Trincomalee is a beautifully restored craft - and well worth a couple of hours exploration

Thank Angri69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our boys 11 & 8 here and we spent about 3to4 hours. There is a lot to see and do and the boys and the husband were kept entertained. Very well laid out, interesting, interactive. Informative and friendly staff. Cafe was good and...More

Thank Christina O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Local people can now benefit providing they are tax payers and Gift Aid their tickets. Thus entrance cost us 10£ for my wife and £8 for myself - a concession. AND that means I can come back free in the next year. THAT is better,...More

Thank R N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So informative putting you right back in the 19th century. Great clambering round the ship but watch your head as the decks are very low. Loved every minute of the day spent there.

Thank Curious585482
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the museum specifically to see the HMS Trincomalee which was wonderfully restored so that we got an understanding of its component parts and how they worked together. Plus, the volunteers on board were very helpful in explaining details to landlubbers. We were more than...More

Thank J-J2030
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't miss this attraction. We had a most enjoyable day visiting HMS Trincomalee and all the quay side history. Everyone was so helpful and friendly and I would highly recommend a visit to this museum. As it was post holiday we had plenty of room...More

Thank Heather L
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Emma D
October 29, 2018|
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Response from Wendy R | Property representative |
Hello, We have a wide range of visitors from nursery schools and families. We find that young children respond in different ways to the exhibits, so we offer a free admission to any children under 5 years old.
August 14, 2018|
Response from Wendy R | Property representative |
Hello, yes the site is open 10am until 5pm.