museums and attractions

Transport

HMS Belfast

The Queen's Walk, London, Greater London, SE1 2JH.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

This 11,500 ton, WW2 Cruiser is the last survivor of the Royal Navy’s heavy gunships. Explore all nine decks from the bridge to the boiler rooms, recreating…

Transport / Maritime

Happisburgh Lighthouse (2018)

Lighthouse Lane, Happisburgh, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 0PY.

It is the oldest working light in East Anglia, and the only independently run lighthouse in Great Britain.

Transport / Maritime

Ipswich Transport Museum

Old Trolleybus Depot, Cobham Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9JD.
Tel: 01473 715 666.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The largest collection of transport items in Britain devoted to just one town. Everything was either made or used in and around Ipswich, the county town…

Transport / Road

International Bomber Command Centre

Canwick Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN4 2HQ.

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  • Full disabled access

At the heart of the Centre are the Memorial Spire and Walls of Names. The centre includes recording, preserving and relating the stories of all those involved…

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Hull Maritime Museum

Queen Victoria Square, Hull, Yorkshire, HU1 3DX.
Tel: 01482 300 300.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The museum is largely devoted to the fishing, whaling, merchant shipping and dock industries and is situated in the former Victorian Dock Offices.

Transport / Maritime

Hook Lighthouse & Heritage Centre

Hook Head, Waterford, Co. Wexford, IRELAND.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

One of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world and was purpose-built 800 years ago, it sits at the top of breathtaking Hook Head, rich in history,…

Transport / Maritime

HMS Unicorn

Victoria Dock, South Victoria Dock Road, Dundee, Angus, DD1 3BP.
Tel: 01382 200 900.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Nearly 200 years old, the Frigate 'Unicorn' is one of the world’s most remarkable historic ships and Scotland’s only example of a wooden warship, now…

Transport / Maritime

HMS Caroline

Alexandra Dock, Queen’s Road, Belfast, Co. Antrim, BT3 9DT.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

She is a First World War-era warship now restored as a must-see floating museum with an amazing story to tell. Be immersed in life aboard this unique vessel…

Transport / Maritime

Gatwick Aviation Museum

Vallance By-Ways, Lowfield Heath Road, Charlwood, Surrey, RH6 0BT.

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  • Full disabled access

A unique collection of British aircraft from the 'golden age' of British aircraft manufacture. From the end of WWII until the 1970s, British aircraft designers…

Transport / Aircraft

History on Wheels Museum

Longclose House, Common Road, Eton Wick, Nr Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 6QY.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

A unique collection of motors, both military and civilian, militaria, from 1900 to the 1950s, from all conflicting nations, and memories, with artefacts…

Transport / Road

Historic Dockyard Chatham

Western Avenue, Chatham , Kent, ME4 4TZ.
Tel: 01634 823 800.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Covers 80 acres and contains some 47 ancient monuments together with various galleries. The steam centre is located in a covered slip and displays a small,…

Transport / Maritime

Helicopter Museum

Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS24 8PP.
Tel: 01934 635 227.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

A unique collection of over 100 helicopters and autogyros with accompanying displays of models, etc. Includes a Russian gunship, Vietnam veterans and the…

Transport / Aircraft

Fleetwood Museum

6-7 Queens Terrace, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 6BT.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Discover Fleetwood’s heyday as a Victorian seaside resort, its cargo trade, ferry services, lifeboats and brave lifeboat men. About the docks and the…

Transport / Maritime

Heaton Park Tramway

Heaton Park, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M25 2SW.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

A restored ¾ mile section of the former Manchester Corporation tramway running into Heaton Park from the Middleton Road entrance, with four restored trams.…

Transport / Road

Fishermen’s Heritage Centre (2018)

The Slip, West Cliff, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8JT.

  • Part disabled access

The museum tells the story of the private (non-RNLI) Sheringham lifeboats, with information about the crews and the lives they led. The centrepiece is…

Transport / Maritime

Haynes International Motor Museum

Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Nr Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7LH.
Tel: 01963 440 804.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The UK’s largest international motor museum with over 400 vehicles from around the world, displayed in stunning style, dating from 1885 to the present…

Transport / Road

Halesworth Airfield Memorial Museum

Sparrowhawk Way, Upper Holton, Halesworth, Suffolk, IP19 8NH.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The museum houses an extensive collection of WW2 memorabilia, including many items specific to the airfield. Walking through the museum visitors get the…

Transport / Aircraft

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

Alexandra Dock, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, DN31 1UZ.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

A fascination insight into Grimsby's maritime history. Discover what life was like for trawlermen in the 1950s. Experience the sights, sound and smells…

Transport / Maritime

Scottish Maritime Museum – Dumbarton

Castle Street, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, G82 1QS.
Tel: 01389 763 444.

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  • Souvenir Shop

Discover how William Denny & Brothers’ innovative and experimental approach to shipbuilding made waves in the shipbuilding industry from the 1800s to…

Transport / Maritime

Deal Maritime & Local History Museum

22 St Georges Road, Deal, Kent, CT14 6BA.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Displays portray the changing history of Deal, Walmer and the surrounding area. The museum is packed to the rafters with fascinating glimpses into the…

Transport / Maritime

Grampian Transport Museum

Montgarrie Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8AE.
Tel: 01975 562 292.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Extensive collection of historic vehicles, mostly with NE Scotland origins. Steamers include 1914 Sentinel steam waggon and the Craigievar Express steam…

Transport / Road

Cutty Sark

King William Walk, Greenwich, London, Greater London, SE10 9HT.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Celebrating her 150th birthday in 2019, the world famous tea clipper has been extensively restored and has been raised off the floor of the dry dock in…

Transport / Maritime

Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre (2018)

Areohub 2, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4GP.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Set amongst the massive, looming silhouettes of a complex of ex-RAF HAS (Hardened Aircraft Shelter) buildings is a collection of classic aircraft. Sit…

Transport / Aircraft

Carew Cheriton Control Tower

Carew Airfield, Carew, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, SA70 8SX.

  • Parking

Take a trip back in time and visit our unique restored WWII control tower, discover what it was like hiding in an air raid shelter in a bombing raid and…

Transport / Aircraft

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