HMS Belfast

Explore all nine decks of HMS Belfast and discover its stories from the Second World War and beyond. Weave your way up and down this warship to find out what life was like at war and at sea.

Experience the Battle of North Cape in the Gun Turret Experience and test your skills in the interactive Operations Room. Learn about HMS Belfast’s various campaigns in the War and Peace exhibition and hear first-hand accounts from veterans in the Life at Sea exhibition.

This summer HMS Belfast is transformed by artist Hew Locke as he takes visitors on an imagined journey with his art intervention, The Tourists. Inspired by HMS Belfast’s last international voyage through the Caribbean in 1962, Locke creates an alternative history of the crew taking part in Trinidad’s Carnival .

 

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