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National Maritime MuseumLocated 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. The collection spans seascape paintings and scientific instruments, and covers everything from sea power to piracy. The new Nelson gallery, which opened to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, displays Nelson's bloodstained uniform. Visitors can try their hand with ropes, rowing, and steering equipment. The Peter Harrison Planetarium, Meridian Line and the largest telescope in the UK are all highlights of a trip to the museum.

 

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Emma Hamilton: Seduction And CelebrityEmma Hamilton: Seduction And CelebrityA major exhibition focusing on the tragic life of Emma Hamilton, who was an international celebrity and caught the attention of Admiral Horatio Nelson. Eventually she died in debt and exile in Calais.2016-12-07T10:00:00+00002017-04-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
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Emma Hamilton: Seduction And Celebrity
Insight Astronomy Photographer Of The YearInsight Astronomy Photographer Of The YearAn opportunity to see the successful entries in the annual international competition.2016-12-07T10:00:00+00002017-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
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Free EventOngoing
Insight Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Astronomy Photographer Of The YearAstronomy Photographer Of The YearAstronomy Photographer Of The YearThe winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich which showcases some incredible images of the sky, from within our solar system and far into deep space. Images on display include winners from all nine categories: Aurorae, Skyscapes (sponsored by Insight Investment), Peop2016-12-07T00:00:00+00002017-06-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  17th September 2016 to 28th June 2017
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich which showcases some incredible images of the sky, from within our solar system and far into deep space. Images on display include winners from all nine categories: Aurorae, Skyscapes (sponsored by Insight Investment), Peop... More about this event
 
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 2016-12-07T00:00:00+00002018-01-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  20th May 2016 to 1st January 2018
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
 
GCSE AstronomyGCSE AstronomyStudy the Sun-Earth-Moon system, the Solar System, the Milky Way Galaxy and the wider Universe.2016-12-10T10:00:00+00002017-05-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
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GCSE Astronomy
Cosmic Christmas (Over 7s)Cosmic Christmas (Over 7s)Christmas-themed planetarium show and children's activities including a space-themed Christmas song, solar system quiz and an exploration of the ingredients of the universe through light and colour.2016-12-22T10:00:00+00002016-12-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
On Soon
Cosmic Christmas (Over 7s)
Buying A TelescopeBuying A TelescopeLiterary & Education, Talk.2017-01-10T19:00:00+00002017-01-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
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Buying A Telescope
 

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Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  35% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 19 minutes from National Maritime Museum
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  23% off
South Quay, E14 | 28 minutes from National Maritime Museum
Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
 
 
 
InterContinental London - The O2
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £97  34% off
1 Waterview Drive, SE10 | 29 minutes from National Maritime Museum
InterContinental London The O2 is the closest hotel to the domed entertainment venue, making it the ideal spot to stay for those visiting concerts and events. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest National Maritime Museum

Nearest to National Maritime Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Observatory Greenwich
London > Attractions > Museums
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | Same location as National Maritime Museum
This museum of time and space was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It marks the site of the Greenwich or Prime Meridian - the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen's House
London > Attractions > Museums
Park Row, SE10 | Same location as National Maritime Museum
As far as royal residences go, the Queen's House is a modest palace - an appealing, but simple, bright white, classical, Palladian villa flanked by colonnades. ... More
 
 
 
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National Maritime Museum: Peter Harrison Planetarium
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Greenwich Park, SE10 | Same location as National Maritime Museum
The £15 million Peter Harrison Planetarium opened in 2007, a beautiful cone-shaped addition to the Royal Observatory designed by architects Allies and Morrison. This 120-seat, state-of-the-art ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near National Maritime Museum

The best museums, galleries, attractions near National Maritime Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
SE10 | 3 minutes from National Maritime Museum
The London Borough of Greenwich lies on the south bank of the Thames. Rich in maritime history, Greenwich also has an outstanding architectural heritage. ... More
 
 
 
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
King William Walk, SE10 | 5 minutes from National Maritime Museum
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
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Cutty Sark
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
King William Walk, West Greenwich, SE10 | 6 minutes from National Maritime Museum
The restoration of the Cutty Sark has seen £50 million spent on the famous tea clipper ship which was damaged by fire on 21 May 2007. ... More
 
 
 
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Events near National Maritime Museum

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Emma Hamilton: Seduction And Celebrity
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd November 2016 to 17th April 2017 - 10am-5pm
National Maritime Museum, Park Row, SE10 | Same location as National Maritime Museum
A major exhibition focusing on the tragic life of Emma Hamilton, who was an international celebrity and caught the attention of Admiral Horatio Nelson. Eventually she ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Art Exhibition
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th October to 18th December 2016 - 10am-5pm
National Maritime Museum, King William Walk, SE10 | 5 minutes from National Maritime Museum
Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More
 
 
 
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Time Out Silent Disco
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 16th December 2016 - 8.30pm-12midnight
National Maritime Museum, King William Walk, West Greenwich, SE10 | 6 minutes from National Maritime Museum
Have a look around the world-famous attraction before donning a pair of headphones and dancing to various musical choices....More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Crooms Hill, SE10 | 4 minutes from National Maritime Museum
The Greenwich Theatre has had a long and complicated past. The building which houses the theatre was originally two houses flanking the Rose and Crown public ... More
 
 
 
Peter De Wit's Jazz Cafe
London > Entertainment >
23 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 5 minutes from National Maritime Museum
Proud for their homemade food since 1988, the jazz cafe proclaims they are 'All day breakfast, afternoon tea, sausage and mash and jazz'. The music is ... More
 
 
 
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Michael Edwards Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment >
Cutty Sark, King William Walk, SE10 | 6 minutes from National Maritime Museum
The Michael Edwards Studio Theatre is located inside the lower hold of the Cutty Sark tea clipper, one of the world's most famous boats on permanent ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near National Maritime Museum

The best shops and markets near National Maritime Museum
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Greenwich Market
London > Shopping > Markets
College Approach, SE10 | 4 minutes from National Maritime Museum
Greenwich boasts a number of glorious markets offering a variety of traditional, hand-crafted goods, antiques, clothing and food stalls. The craft market is held at ... More
 
 
 
Rococo
London > Shopping > Florists
7 Nelson Road, SE10 | 4 minutes from National Maritime Museum
Flowers ... More
 
 
 
Pickwick Papers & Fabrics
London > Shopping > House and Garden
6 Nelson Road, SE10 | 4 minutes from National Maritime Museum
Paint and wallpaper... More
 
 
 
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Spread Eagle
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1-2 Stockwell Street, SE10 | 4 minutes from National Maritime Museum
In spite of its name, its Victorian pub exterior and an interesting collection of Greenwich memorabilia, the Spread Eagle is not a pub, or even a ... More
 
 
 
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Trafalgar Tavern
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Park Row, SE10 | 5 minutes from National Maritime Museum
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Old Brewery
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
The Pepys Building, The Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 5 minutes from National Maritime Museum
A mix of experimental brewery, cafe, restaurant and heritage site, the Grade II listed Old Brewery is a seven days a week operation. It's also only ... More
 
 
 
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Near National Maritime Museum
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 4 minutes from National Maritime Museum
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
The Stockwell Street Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
10 Stockwell Street, SE10 | 4 minutes from National Maritime Museum
... More
 
 
 
University of Greenwich School of Law
London > Education > Law
Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, SE10 | 4 minutes from National Maritime Museum
... More
 
 
 
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National Maritime Museum gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 5 minutes from National Maritime Museum
As a World Heritage Site marking the site of the Greenwich Meridian (the base point for World Time and the location of Longitude 0) Greenwich is ... More
 
 
 
Globe Rowing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Trafalger Rowing Centre, Crane Street, SE10 | 5 minutes from National Maritime Museum
Rowing ... More
 
 
 
Arches Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
80 Trafalgar Road, SE10 | 5 minutes from National Maritime Museum
Very well equipped fitness centre. Fitness pool for lane swimmers. Leisure pool. Fitness classes. Winner of the Fitness Industry Association's Flame Award ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near National Maritime Museum

The best pubs near London National Maritime Museum.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Du Musee Café
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 4 minutes from National Maritime Museum
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The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 5 minutes from National Maritime Museum
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
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Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 5 minutes from National Maritime Museum
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near National Maritime Museum

National Maritime Museum clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 5 minutes from National Maritime Museum
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
 
 
 
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National Maritime Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich, SE10 | Same location as 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 ... More
 
 
 
Devonport House
London > Business > Venue Hire
King William Walk, Greenwich, SE10 | 3 minutes from National Maritime Museum
... More
 
 
 
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from National Maritime Museum
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Cymbeline
Theatre | Until 18th December 2016 

The Space 4.5 miles from National Maritime Museum

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Art Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 18th December 2016 

Old Royal Naval College 5.34 miles from National Maritime Museum

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Insight Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 5.6 miles from National Maritime Museum

An opportunity to see the successful entries in the annual international competition....More

Jutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea Battle
Jutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea Battle
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2018 

National Maritime Museum 5.6 miles from National Maritime Museum

A hundred years after World War One the National Maritime Museum reflects on ...More

 
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 28th June 2017 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 5.6 miles from National Maritime Museum

The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich ...More

 
Emma Hamilton: Seduction And Celebrity
Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017 

National Maritime Museum 5.6 miles from National Maritime Museum

A major exhibition focusing on the tragic life of Emma Hamilton, who was an international celebrity and caught the attention ...More

A Peninsula Christmas
A Peninsula Christmas
Seasonal | Until 22nd December 2016 

Gateway Pavilion 6.24 miles from National Maritime Museum

Secret Productions has created the first ever Winter Festival for Greenwich Peninsula. The east London site gets its very own ...More

 
 
 
 
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