HMS Belfast

Historic Warship

Explore all nine decks of HMS Belfast and discover its stories from the Second World War and beyond. Climb up and down ladders as you weave your way through the bowels of the ship where you can see what life was like at war and at sea.

An image of shells on HMS Belfast

Life at War

Engage in a simulation of the Battle of North Cape in the Gun Turret Experience and then learn more about this battle along with HMS Belfast’s other major engagements in the War and Peace exhibition. Take a shot at running the ship through the Pony Express exercise in the interactive Operations Room, the nerve centre and brain of HMS Belfast.

An image of hammocks on HMS Belfast

Life at Sea

See for yourself what life on board HMS Belfast was like as you walk past rooms like the bakery, the dentist’s office, the laundry room and the sick bay. Also hear first-hand accounts from veterans in the Life at Sea exhibition.


Family Activities

Darning and Yarning

Sat 13 February 2016 – Sun 21 February 2016

All sailors past and present have needed to know how to sew, from repairing sails to their own socks. We need your help on board HMS Belfast to create a new sailors' cross stitch work. While you sew find out more about the Royal Navy and life on board HMS Belfast.


Cracking Codes

12 - 13 March

11-12.30pm and 2-4pm

Want to decipher secret messages? Come and join in our family activity!



Visiting in a group? Groups of 10 or more visitors get special group rates

Admission Price
Adult £16
Child (5 - 15) £8
Family ticket (1 adult and 2 children) £28
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £42
Concessions £12.80
Members Free
Art Fund Members £8