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Heritage Open Days

13 Sep 2019 - 13 Sep 2019

Heritage Open Days - Behind-the-Scenes of the Ship Model Stores at No.1 Smithery

Book FREE tickets online now!

Go behind-the-scenes to see highlights from the National Maritime Museum and Imperial War Museum ship model collections.

No.1 Smithery houses ship models from the National Maritime and Imperial War Museum: with over 3,000 items it is one of the finest collections in the world. The store holds many types of model in state-of-the-art storage and study conditions. See highlights from this fantastic collection, hear more about them, and find out how their storage plays an important part in their preservation and making them accessible.

Tour Times

  • Friday 13 September: 11:30 & 14:30

Booking Details

The behind-the-scenes tours are free but an entry fee applies if you wish visit the rest of the Dockyard.

  • Book: Online – see ticket button
  • If you would like to speak to someone please call: 01623 823812
  • Booking closes: 12 September 2019 16:00
  • Meeting point: Please report to the main visitor entrance 15 minutes before the tour is due to start. Visitors will then be met and taken to the No.1 Smithery.

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