HMS Belfast

 
 
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Morgan's Lane, Bankside, Tooley Street, London SE1 2JH
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
1 March - 31 October: 10:00am - 6:00pm (last admission 5:00pm) | 1 November - 28 February: 10:00am - 5:00pm (last admission 4:00pm) | Closed: 24-26 December
 

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HMS BelfastHMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop into the Captain's Bridge and then head down to the massive Boiler and Engine Rooms, well below the ship's waterline. Launched on St Patrick's Day (17th March) 1938 the 187-metre long ship is a 6-inch cruiser (the inches denote the size of its guns), designed for the protection of trade, for offensive action, and to support military operations by aiding landings from the sea. One of her last jobs was to help evacuate emaciated survivors of Japanese prisoner of war and civilian internment camps from China. Up until the autumn of 1947 she was fully occupied with peace-keeping duties in the Far East. Following a stint in Korea she was retired in 1952 and long after was given to the public in 1971.

 

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HMS Belfast events

 
Hew Locke: The TouristsHew Locke: The TouristsHew Locke: The TouristsThe artist transforms HMS Belfast into an interactive and creative experience through a series of installations, inspired by the ships last voyage to the Caribbean.2015-08-30T10:00:00+01002015-09-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
HMS Belfast,   Morgan's Lane  Tooley Street    SE1 2JH
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation
DATES  26th March to 7th September 2015
The artist transforms HMS Belfast into an interactive and creative experience through a series of installations, inspired by the ships last voyage to the Caribbean.... More about this event
 
Dazzle Camouflage: WorkshopDazzle Camouflage: WorkshopLearn how the camouflage technique was used on the HMS Belfast.2015-10-24T11:00:00+01002015-11-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
HMS Belfast,   Morgan's Lane  Tooley Street    SE1 2JH
Category: event
Free Event 
Dazzle Camouflage: Workshop
 

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HMS Belfast View Of H.M.S Belfast 

Opening and closing times for HMS Belfast

Today (Sunday) HMS Belfast closes at 17.00

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LondonTown.com - HMS Belfast Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Snowsfields NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Hilton London Tower Bridge
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  21% off
    5 More London Place, SE1 | 2 minutes from HMS Belfast
    This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
     
     
     
    Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £292  35% off
    31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from HMS Belfast
    The first ever luxury Shangri-La Hotel in London has the unique selling point of occupying the upper floors of one of the tallest buildings in Europe. ... More
     
     
     
    London Bridge Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  24% off
    8-18 London Bridge Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from HMS Belfast
    The London Bridge Hotel is an independent 4 star boutique hotel located right in the heart of London, making it an ideal accommodation choice for those ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Tower Bridge
    London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
    Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from HMS Belfast
    With its views of the Tower Of London and The Shard, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ... More
     
     
     
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    Golden Hinde
    London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
    Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from HMS Belfast
    Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
     
     
     
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    Millennium Bridge
    London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
    River Thames, City, London SE1 | 15 minutes from HMS Belfast
    This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
     
     
     
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    The Shard
    London > Attractions > Sights
    96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
    When it officially opened on Thursday 5th July 2012, The Shard became the tallest building in the European Union and the 45th tallest building in the ... More
     
     
     
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    City Hall
    London > Attractions > Sights
    110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
    It may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building near ... More
     
     
     
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    One Tower Bridge
    London > Attractions > Sights
    Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
    Located at the foot of one of London's most famous landmarks, One Tower Bridge is home to a boutique hotel and Nicholas Hytner's London Theatre Company. ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013
    The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
    London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
     
     
     
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    Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
    London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2014
    Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge, SE1 | 5 minutes from HMS Belfast
    Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its spectacular ...More
     
     
     
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    Tower Of London Tickets
    London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2012
    Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | 6 minutes from HMS Belfast
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    Unicorn Theatre
    London > Entertainment >
    147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from HMS Belfast
    This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
     
     
     
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    London Theatre Company
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    One Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
    What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed ... More
     
     
     
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    The Architecture Foundation
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
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    Ginger Pig
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    8 Borough Market, Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from HMS Belfast
    The original Ginger Pig was first established in the late '90s with this butcher's shop for cooks at Borough Market. Since then their farm ... More
     
     
     
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    Borough Wines
    London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
    Borough Market, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from HMS Belfast
    Established in 2002 at the world famous Borough Market, Borough Wines grew from the need to promote a family vineyard to British wine drinkers. Offering a ... More
     
     
     
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    Borough Market
    London > Shopping > Markets
    Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from HMS Belfast
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    Gaucho - London Bridge
    London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
    2 More London Riverside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from HMS Belfast
    The Gaucho Grill boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all nine of its London venues. ... More
     
     
     
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    Cafe Rouge
    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    Hay's Galleria, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from HMS Belfast
    Decent, if not overwhelming, French bistro fare from this long-serving chain is served either inside the pastiche interior or on the terrace of the airy Hay's ... More
     
     
     
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    Vivat Bacchus
    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    4 Hayes Lane, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from HMS Belfast
    The South African owners behind Vivat Bacchus believe "life's too short to drink bad wine". It's hardly surprisingly then that the wine list is full bodied ... More
     
     
     
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    London College Of Communication
    London > Education > Professional Training
    Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 23 minutes from HMS Belfast
    From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
     
     
     
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    Workers' Educational Association
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 24 minutes from HMS Belfast
    National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
     
     
     
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    City Journalism
    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 26 minutes from HMS Belfast
    City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
     
     
     
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    Potters Fields Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
    Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
     
     
     
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    Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
    London > Leisure >
    Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from HMS Belfast
    High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
     
     
     
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    Snowsfields Wellness
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 6 minutes from HMS Belfast
    It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
     
     
     
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    The Anchor Tap
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from HMS Belfast
    Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
     
     
     
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    The Garrison Public House
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from HMS Belfast
    Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
     
     
     
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    National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from HMS Belfast
    Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
     
     
     
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    Gong
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from HMS Belfast
    On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
     
     
     
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    Dirty Martini, Monument
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    1 Lovat Lane, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from HMS Belfast
    This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
     
     
     
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    Hide Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from HMS Belfast
    Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
     
     
     
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    London City Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
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    Old Billingsgate
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes from HMS Belfast
    A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
     
     
     
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    Tower of London
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 6 minutes from HMS Belfast
    With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
     
     
     
     
     

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    Hew Locke: The Tourists
    Hew Locke: The Tourists
    Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2015 

    HMS Belfast

    The artist transforms HMS Belfast into an interactive and creative experience through a series of installations, inspired by the ships ...More

     
    South Bank Stories: The Way We Worked 1980 To Now
    South Bank Stories: The Way We Worked 1980 To Now
    Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015 

    Unicorn Theatre 2 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

    Exploring the history of the South Bank and greater Southwark area, South Bank Stories: The Way We Worked 1980 to ...More

     
    The View From The Shard Tickets
    The View From The Shard Tickets
    Attraction | Next performance 30th August 2015 

    The Shard 3 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

    London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is ...More

     
    London Bridge Live Arts
    Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

    Potters Fields Park 3 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

    The annual event returns with a host of workshops, talks, performances and activities inspired by London Bridge....More

    The Scoop at More London Free Festival
    The Scoop at More London Free Festival
    Theatre | Until 30th September 2015 

    The Scoop at More London 3 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

    The Scoop at More London, next to City Hall, is a huge open air amphitheatre next to the Thames, making ...More

     
    London Riviera
    Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2015 

    London Riviera 3 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

    London Riviera is a pop-up food and drink experience bringing Miami beach and the French Riviera to More London Riverside ...More

    Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
    Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
    Attraction | Next performance 30th August 2015 

    Tower Bridge Exhibition 5 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

    Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points ...More

     
    Tower Of London Tickets
    Tower Of London Tickets
    Attraction | Next performance 30th August 2015 

    Tower Of London 6 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

    With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of ...More

     
    Riviera Style: Resort & Swimwear Since 1900
    Riviera Style: Resort & Swimwear Since 1900
    Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2015 

    Fashion and Textile Museum 6 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

    Beach chic is the subject of this Fashion and Textile Museum exhibition which looks at the changing tastes in swimsuits, ...More

     
    The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015-16
    The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015-16
    Sporting Events | Until 30th August 2015 

    St Katharine Docks 7 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

    The world's longest ocean adventure, The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015-16 commences from St Katharine Docks this August. ...More

     
     
     
     
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