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HMS Trincomalee

Closes in 8 min: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Well worth the money

My daughter and I visited today and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The gentleman who showed us... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Helen A
via mobile
Fascinating Hidden Gem

This excellent museum is only hidden by the fact that Hartlepool isn't the first tourist... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robert L
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Launched in 1817, HMS Trincomalee is the oldest warship afloat in Europe.
Closes in 8 min
Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Jackson Dock | The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS24 0SQ, England
+44 1429 860077
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All reviews well worth a visit all ages cannon firing mind your head captain's cabin low beams naval history fighting ships watch your head great visit value for money top deck excellent attraction hartlepool museum interactive displays royal navy children and adults
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I visited today and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The gentleman who showed us around the ship definately knew his stuff. We learned loads of history about phrases still used today. He was very professional. It is like stepping back in time. The...More

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 6 days ago

This excellent museum is only hidden by the fact that Hartlepool isn't the first tourist destination you would think of in the North East. We only stumbled across it because we were making our first visit to Hartlepool to see Chesterfield play football there. The...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting experience and well worth a visit. It was a little cold which dampened spirits a little. A warm day would have been better.

Thank PauloTaberini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, the boat is interesting in it's self and the surrounding building's have a good selections of displays both fpr adults and children.

Thank 533MikeB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really interesting place to visit, very much focused on Royal Navy rather than local history but well worth visit. Bit pricey but ticket is valid for a year. Little coffee shop and great facilities.

Thank Arrancat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our boys, 11 & 8, and they had a wonderful day. The exhibits are great, the staff informative and the rope making and musket/cannon demonstrations were brilliant. Cafe and shop not too expensive either. The entry fee for a family is fantastic value....More

Thank Christina O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this distinctive ship on a very windy Sat ( benefit not many tourists) A must to be on board this frigate ,lovingly restored to it's full glory , the staff on duty showed their love of the ship , they...More

Thank merfyn_thomas
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

The ship, the exhibition (which is separate from the ship), the displays, friendly staff, well stocked souvenirs shop and completely free parking made this a real delight to visit and not overly expensive. They have around the dock small presentations about 19c Navy, shops, businesses...More

Thank rosugle
Reviewed September 30, 2018

What a great day out! Beautiful ship and really friendly, welcoming, helpful and informative staff. And the ticket lasts for a year - what a bargain! This was one of our best days out during our 2 week holiday in the area. Nice to see...More

Thank sussexstorm
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Had an absolutely excellent visit to the HMS Trincamalee. Staff very helpful, exhibits fantastic specially the fighting ships and the gun display, not forgetting the smells on board the oldest ship in the navy. My only disappointment was to get in the gift shop and...More

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August 27, 2018|
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Response from Wendy R | Property representative |
Hi tickets can be purchased on line through The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool website.
November 5, 2017|
Response from tweedsider | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is