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National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

Categories: Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.5/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (Portsmouth) in Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard, is one of Britain’s oldest maritime museums. The Museum’s aim is to preserve and present the history of the 'Fleet' - the ships and the men and women who manned them.
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  • This is the second time of visiting the dock after a ten year absence. We went back the next day as there is too much to see in just one day. I recommend a visit. Great day out. 
  • Brought back memories of my service in the wrens explained a lot to civilian husband especially the speak 
  • Whilst the museum had its share of portraits of dusty old admirals and, of course, Lord Nelson, there was plenty to see and do and presented in a nice relaxed style portraying the RN throughout its hi...  read more »
  • After a 25 year career in the RN I was delighted to see the history of the Navy so magnificently portrayed. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit.
  • Great range of exhibits - highly recommended on rainy days especially
  • Impressive collection and a very interesting Gallipoli exhibition for 2016
  • Stupendous display make sure you allow a day or two to take everything in
  • A great day out, with plenty to see and do. Nice to see some of our working Navy in port too.....what's left of it !! Victory will look magnificent when she is finished and great to have the tour inside. Just be warned about the low headroom inside !! The only downers where the fact it closes at 4pm during the winter months, some of the exhibits where also closed and 2 grumpy women in one of the Victory Exhibition Hall. View from the viewing balcony made up a little for their crabbiness !! Will go back in the summer months when more is going on.
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