The National Museum of the Royal Navy
For the first time in British history, 100 years of naval life will be told by The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) covering a thousand stories from the men and women who served at sea over the last century.
Located within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, home of the Royal Navy, on Thursday 3 April the Museum will launch two new major exhibitions – ‘HMS Hear My Story’ - the new £4.5M permanent Babcock Galleries, as well as its first major temporary exhi bition ‘Racing to War: The Royal Navy and 1914’. The same day will also see the re-launch of HMS Alliance, following a £7M conservation and restoration project – the only surviving WWII era submarine, serving as a memorial to 5,300 submariners, which the public will be able to explore with tours from those who served in the service.
The new galleries and exhibitions, as well as HMS Alliance will join the recently opened Mary Rose Museum, as key UK visitor attractions showcasing the very best of the Royal Navy’s heritage through contemporary and interactive experiences for all the family, as well as history aficionados alike to enjoy.
Visitors to The National Museum of the Royal Navy will be able to visit all three new attractions with one ticket. The ticket also grants access to the entire Historic Dockyard, including the Mary Rose Museum, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860, Action Stations, Harbour Tours and Explosion and the Museum of Naval Firepower.