Discover a unique historic environment. Film, photographs, objects and veteran testimonies tell the story of what life was like living and working on board HMS Belfast during her duties in the Second World War, the Cold War, Korea and beyond.

Youth groups of fifteen (15) people or more benefit from a reduction on our admission price and group leaders get in free. We ask that all groups book their visit in advance and pay on arrival (in a single transaction).

Check our Terms and Conditions

So that all our visitors have a safe and enjoyable visit and we are fair to everyone;

  • students must be supervised at all times with at least one adult for every ten children
  •  large groups of more than 35 people may have to be divided.
  • only two decks can be accessed without climbing or descending ladders - for more information see Accessibility

Before you request a visit check our current charges and cancellation policies in our Terms and Conditions and identify any potential risks.

Request a visit

Please fill in our visit request form for youth groups to arrange your visit.

Due to the high level of visit requests, we are experiencing delays in our turnaround time. Please bear with us and we will endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible.

Allow at least 90 minutes to explore the ship. Extra care must be taken when walking around HMS Belfast. Only two decks can be accessed without climbing or descending ladders. We suggest outdoor clothing and flat shoes should be worn. For more information see Accessibility.




Groups of 15+



One per disabled person


Children (5-15)

Groups of 10+ must be accompanied by an adult


Children Under 5

Must be accompanied by an adult


Things to do

HMS Belfast Family day out
HMS Belfast
Self-Guided Visits
A visit to HMS Belfast may support studies of war and conflict from 1914 until the present day.
Children on Kip in a Ship night, HMS Belfast
HMS Belfast
Kip in a Ship
Sleep overnight on board HMS Belfast and experience life below deck in this adventure on the River Thames.