Enjoy a 3.5-hour small group guided walking tour around the world's largest maritime museum. Discover many of the different historical facts and artifacts such as Turner's monumental painting " Battle of Trafalgar ", the Nelson, Navy and Nation gallery and learn more about the fascinating maritime history of the UK. This is an amazing museum and we have the time on this tour to experience wonderful galleries such as the Traders gallery and the Atlantic/Slavery gallery as well. Fascinating tour - eg. have you ever wondered where the term " posh " came from?d
A natural extension to the nearby Queen's House is included in the tour, housing some quite wonderful paintings with maritime themes.
What You'll Get
Start your tour at the Ship in a Bottle statue which is located at the southern entrance ( IE. observatory side ) to the National Maritime Museum. See and experience Turner's magnificent painting of the Battle of Trafalgar which he painted in the early 1820's. From there you will continue on to the Nelson, Navy, Nation gallery where you will see the jacket that Nelson was wearing at the time he was mortally wounded on board HMS Victory.
Visit the Trade Gallery to learn more about trade with the Far East and its origins with the East India Company. Half way through the tour, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a coffee/tea break at the nice cafe located in the Museum.
Explore the Atlantic Slavery gallery which portrays a brutally honest history of the slave trade and England's role in that trade. Also discover more about lighthouses and their history in the UK.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
- Local guide
- Food and drinks
National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF, UK
3 hours 30 minutes
Returns to original departure point
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