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National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool

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National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool

A day of swash buckling fun!

Step on board Europe’s oldest floating warship HMS Trincomalee and visit the surrounding Historic Quayside.

Remember, if you visit once, keep your ticket and you can return FREE to NMRN Hartlepool as many times as you want for a whole year!

The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool makes for the perfect day out for all the family. Whether you’re wanting to experience a fully realised Georgian ship or learn more about the Royal Navy, HMS Trincomalee and the surrounding area is for you.

Tickets must be pre-booked online at

Things to see & do … 

The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool is the perfect place for a family adventure as you journey to an authentic 18th century seaport and the spectacular HMS Trincomalee.


Travel back in time and take in the 18th century seaport and its beautiful waterside setting. See how tradesmen like tailors, printers and instrument makers earned a wage and how people spent their leisure time playing traditional games.

Experience the explosive firepower of our guns with exciting live demonstrations and re-enactments all year round. The historic quayside is brought to life as you meet press-ganged sailors from the Georgian Navy who lived onboard HMS Trincomalee.

Let your little ones loose at the Children’s Maritime Adventure Centre and challenge yourselves onboard the new outdoor, pirate ship play area !

Our fantastic, outdoor, pirate ship play area includes an inclusive low-level roundabout to accommodate wheelchair users and a special ship for tiny sailors as well as a bigger sailing ship for older children. Everyone is welcome to come along on this special day (new play area opens at 12 noon)


Check the website for seasonal events details. All activities are included in a general admission ticket which lasts for a full year from date of purchase. So, you can visit once, keep you ticket and return free for a year!

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Tickets must be pre-booked online.

Visit NMRN Hartlepool once, keep your ticket and you can visit as many times as you want FREE for a whole year afterwards! 

*Tickets must be pre-booked online.*

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