National Maritime Museum

National Maritime Museum

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National Maritime Museum

We are a museum, including aspects of maritime and astrological history. We also care for and maintain historic buildings, such as the Queens House and the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

Founded 1937

  • Mission statement

    The statement
    The Museum works to illustrate for everyone the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars and their relationship with people.
    Responsibilities
    The Museum's responsibilities are to safeguard and enhance the value of its pre-eminent assets:
    its collections
    its expertise
    its buildings
    Objectives
    The Museum's objectives are to spread the benefits of these assets by:
    maximizing access and inspiration for all users
    satisfying stakeholders, locally, nationally and internationally
    effective organization and sound financial management

  • Aims

    National Maritime Museum aims to:

    • The Museum works to illustrate for everyone the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars and their relationship with people.
  • Overview

    Established: April 1937

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 395

    Part time staff: 149

    Volunteers: 400

    Phone number: 0208 312 8514

    Address: National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF SE10 9NF