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A huge interactive world map, especially suitable for families, goes on permanent display at the National Maritime Museum in March 2013, an installation which allows visitors to use a touch-screen tablet to find out more about some of the most famous and exciting events in Britain's maritime history. Walk across the surface of The Great Map, housed in the museum's largest open space, and you'll discover seafaring stories from the world's vast oceans and seas.

 

About National Maritime Museum

Located in the heart of Greenwich, the National Maritime Museum has a monumental mission: to showcase mankind's association with the sea. The collection dates back to 1823 when a National Gallery of Naval Art was established, and the museum is housed in an elegant building which used to be an asylum. More about National Maritime Museum


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North Greenwich Tube Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Maze Hill Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Greenwich Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  29% off
Catherine Grove, SE10 | 16 minutes from The Great Map
Housed in a former police section house, the DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich offers contemporary accommodation while retaining the building's historic 1940s charm. The tranquil ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  26% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 19 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  24% off
South Quay, E14 | 28 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th Jul 2017 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
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302 Creek Road, Greenwick, SE10 | 6 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
180 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 8 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Attractions > Museums
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Park Row, SE10 | Same location as The Great Map
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London > Shopping > Markets
College Approach, SE10 | 4 minutes from The Great Map
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26 Royal Hill, SE10 | 8 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Royal Hill, SE10 | 8 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
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The Pepys Building, The Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 5 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Restaurants > American restaurants
45 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from The Great Map
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121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.8 miles from The Great Map
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 4 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Education > Professional Training
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Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 26 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 28 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 4 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
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The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 28 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Business > Venue Hire
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 15 minutes from The Great Map
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 28 minutes from The Great Map
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Jutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea BattleJutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea BattleJutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea BattleA hundred years after World War One the National Maritime Museum reflects on the largest naval battle of the conflict: the Battle of Jutland. On 31st May 1916, the North Sea bore witness to 'Der Tag', a major clash between the British Grand Fleet and the German High Seas Fleet. With input from the grandson of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, the 2017-07-28T00:00:00+01002018-01-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  20th May 2016 to 1st January 2018
VENUE  National Maritime Museum 
A hundred years after World War One the National Maritime Museum reflects on the largest naval battle of the conflict: the Battle of Jutland. On 31st May 1916, the North Sea bore witness to 'Der Tag', a major clash between the British Grand Fleet and the German High Seas Fleet. With input from the grandson of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, the ... More about this event
 
Holiday To Space With Q Pootle 5Holiday To Space With Q Pootle 52017-07-31T10:00:00+01002017-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
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