Bring your explorers on board this iconic London landmark. Navigate your way around the rooms of this floating city, climbing up and down ladders to visit all nine decks. We recommend allowing at least three hours for your day out.

Opening Times

10am to 6pm daily, last entry 5pm.
The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2JH (view map)


Adults from £23.60. Members and under fives free
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Visit London's Warship Experience


Visit London's Warship Experience

There’s so much to see and do on board HMS Belfast. This summer, find your Sea Legs with our wide range of family activities. You’ll solve nautical puzzles, discover stories from the people and animals who lived on board, and even learn to steer the ship!

To make the most of your family’s visit, be sure to read our top tips.

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  • Families at HMS Belfast

    The whole family will be amazed by the ship’s globe-trotting history, from firing some of the opening shots on D-Day, to sailing in freezing conditions of the Arctic Circle and serving in the Korean War.

  • Families at HMS Belfast

    You’ll hear stories from the 950 people who lived and served on the ship, which had its own chapel, radio station and bakery and is so large you can almost lie Big Ben across its deck – twice!

  • HMS Belfast Captain's Chair

    With family activities, fun interactive displays, and stunning views of the Thames, HMS Belfast is an unforgettable day out.

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IWM members get unlimited free entry to HMS Belfast, Churchill War Rooms & IWM Duxford, discounted events, priority booking and much more!

HMS Belfast Shop

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