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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. Experience life on board a Georgian ship, explore Horrible Histories® Pirates: The Exhibition and discover an unseen, underwater world in our exhibition: Diving Deep: HMS Invincible 1744.

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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. End your visit and let your little ones loose onboard the new outdoor, pirate ship play area!

Horrible Histories® Pirates: The Exhibition

Ready, Steady and Fire Your Way to Fun! Let your little pirates loose as they captain their very own ship. This fun and light-hearted look at life onboard comes complete with costumes and deadly armaments ready for you to take into battle with the enemy.

Diving Deep: HMS Invincible 1744

Step into an underwater adventure this season with our exciting exhibition that uncovers the amazing story of HMS Invincible using cool technology and treasures hidden for centuries.

Join us for “Diving Deep: HMS Invincible 1744,” where we’ll explore the thrilling discovery and underwater exploration of this historic ship. HMS Invincible had quite the journey before sinking and lying dormant for over two hundred years!


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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