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HMS Belfast

Free event with general admission

Learn about HMS Belfast and its history

Volunteer Talks on HMS Belfast

Join one of our Volunteer guides for a short, 10 minute talk during your visit to HMS Belfast. Our volunteer guides have picked their favourite parts of the ship, as well as their best-loved stories, in order to bring HMS Belfast’s illustrious history to life. Current topics for Volunteer Insights include:

  • The mining of HMS Belfast in 1939
  • The role of HMS Belfast in D-Day
  • The ship’s main armament and gunnery system
  • The workings of the Engine Room
  • The workings of the Shell Room
  • The advent of radar
  • The rum ration
  • The Battle of North Cape
  • The Arctic Convoys
  • The role of HMS Belfast in the Korean War
  • The Supermarine Walrus aircraft on HMS Belfast

All Volunteer Insights will be advertised daily onboard the ship; dates and times may vary dependent on volunteer availability.

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Volunteer Nikki in action

Volunteer with IWM

At IWM we are extremely proud to be a volunteer involving organisation with over 1000 volunteers across our five sites. Our volunteers help bring to life the stories of our collections, care for our many significant objects and promote great customer experiences.

HMS Belfast Private Tours
IWM HMS Belfast
Private Tours

Private Tours

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Family explore the Boiler Rooms
HMS Belfast

What's On at HMS Belfast

There's plenty of fun to be had on HMS Belfast with free family activities to enjoy every weekend, and every day during the school holidays!