The National Museum of the Royal Navy is a museum that focuses on the history of the Royal Navy, it is situated in Portsmouth, England. The museum is run by the National Museum of the Royal Navy group, which is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Ministry of Defence. The museum was originally established in 1911 as the ‘Dockyard Museum’ and was later changed to the Royal Naval Museum before becoming what it is known as now in 2010. The museum has various exhibits on different areas of the history of the Royal Navy, including the recently improved 20th and 21st-century exhibits.
The museum is situated in the Docklands area of the city. If travelling by car, head for the ‘Historic Dockyard’ car park which is a short walk away. The museum is a 5-10 minute walk away from ‘Portsmouth Harbour’ train station.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open 10am-5pm daily. Admission is £18 for adults.