National Maritime Museum
(1937-present)

place and museum (from 1937)

Aged 84

The National Maritime Museum (NMM) is a maritime museum in Greenwich, London. It is part of Royal Museums Greenwich, a network of museums in the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. Like other publicly funded national museums in the United Kingdom, it has no general admission charge; there are admission charges for most side-gallery temporary exhibitions, usually supplemented by many loaned works from other museums.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Elliott Brown on Flickr
Elliott Brown on Flickr

The National Maritime Museum occupying the former buildings of the Greenwich Royal Hospital School was opened on 27 April 1937 by His Majesty King George VI being the first public act of his reign These Galleries were re-opened on 11 May 1999 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, United Kingdom where it sited (1937)

The buildings of this museum were occupied until 1933 by The Royal Hospital School founded in 1694 for the sons of seaman of The Royal Navy. The ashes of many of the former pupils of the school have been scattered over the lawns

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, United Kingdom where it sited (1937)