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National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

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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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  • very interesting for anyone who likes history and the Royal Navy is full of history of this country and British Empire  more »
  • The old section is the best, the sailing ships and crew stories were better than the last section which deals with the modern navy  more »
  • Well curated, well laid out, and lots to take in - this museum is part of the Historic Dockyard all inclusive ticket and is well worthwhile seeing.  more »
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  • An exceptional collection of naval memoribilia and models, representing the long and proud history and traditions of the Royal Navy. New for 2016 is a fascinating exhibition on the famous Gallipoli campaign of the First World War. Truly outstanding exhibits include the gun attributed with firing the first naval shot of the First World War. Definitely worth visiting while at the Historic Dockyard.
  • Fantastic museum lots to see and do on more than one location. Including HMS Warrior, HMS Victory and Mary Rose
  • 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
  • Stupendous display make sure you allow a day or two to take everything in