At a glance
3 hours 30 minutes
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.
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.