Maritime and Naval Museums in Britain and Ireland

Compiled by Martin H Evans and Janet West. Copyright 2013

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This web-site lists nearly 300 museums and museum-ships in Britain and Ireland. Maps, indexes and links to other web-sites are provided. The site is primarily a list of museums with ways of contacting them and getting more detailed information. The entries are not detailed guides to the collections. Opening times are sometimes changed at short notice and the details given may be out of date. Never make a special journey to a museum without first confirming the opening hours.

Please note: The format of our web-site has changed. The main pages are built to XHTML 1.0 standards and incorporate a navigation menu bar across the top of the viewing window. Most current browsers will benefit from this.
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If your browser cannot use this, the five individual files of this web-site are separately accessible through the links listed below.

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall, in Falmouth, now has its own National Small Boat Register accessible on-line. It is a comprehensive and up-to-date list of the historic small craft in Britain. Therefore the list of small historic vessels, which used to be part of this web-site, has now been discontinued.

Copyright 2003-2013 by Martin H. Evans and Janet West. Permission is hereby granted to copy or print these pages for non-profit personal or educational use. Permission is also given to copy or link to them on World-Wide-Web servers, on condition that the URL (see top) and this copyright notice are given in full. You may use or redistribute shorter sections for non-profit personal or educational purposes, provided that this copyright notice and acknowledgement of the source is included. Any other use is prohibited without the explicit permission of Martin H. Evans and Janet West.

Dr Martin H. Evans
e-mail: mhe1000 @
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Dr Janet West.
Scott Polar Research Institute,
University of Cambridge,
Lensfield Road,
Cambridge CB2 1ER,

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