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Royal Marines Museum

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Address: Eastney Esplanade, Portsmouth PO4 9PX, England
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+44 23 9272 8067
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
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The public galleries at the Royal Marines Museum will be closing on 1st...

The public galleries at the Royal Marines Museum will be closing on 1st April 2017.

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Well worth a visit

The museum is a little out of the centre of Portsmouth but well worth a visit. Looks to be wheelchair friendly and lifts within the building. Car park is a short walk from the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Christopher W
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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is a little out of the centre of Portsmouth but well worth a visit. Looks to be wheelchair friendly and lifts within the building. Car park is a short walk from the museum and is £2 for 3hrs

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Thank Christopher W
Gosport, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this museum with my 6 year old grandson. There are plenty of displays and interactive events. The assault course outside was also very popular.

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Thank Rick D D
Darlington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as a group and found the experience very interesting. There much history and for once I loved the souvenir shop. It is not an obvious destination for tourists I think but I would thoroughly recommend taking time out to visit.

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Thank Lynne P
Coventry, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A interstiong 2 hours looking around this museum charting history from formation to present day. and some interactive displays Biullllding used to be the officers mess until 1991 I believe closing in mid year moving lock stock and barrel to the dockyard

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Thank happy59traveller
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very full history of not just the Royal Marines, but, by association, of British military history over the last 350 years. This is a serious adult museum and, whilst there are some things for younger children to interact with, it will appeal most strongly to those who want to learn about the role and history of the British military.... More 

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Thank Joe C
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the very best Museums in the world to visit for the full history, past, present and what’s to come in the life of the Royal Marines part of the Royal Navy. It is a shame to have to say that the Museum will soon be on the move, well its contents lock stock and barrel to the Naval... More 

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Thank whiteginger2016
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the RMM to purchase lunch, well even though the signs still tells the cafe is open and you have to pay for 3 hours parking, the cafe is boarded up and has obviously been closed down, but all the signs approaching and on entering the carpark inform you of the cafe. Not only were we disappointed at no... More 

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apart from the building itself which is magnificent piece of architecture.The exhibition inside has so much history, one visit is not sufficient.

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Thank Leslie T
St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum closes at the end of March - to be located within the historic Portsmouth Naval Dockyard. It will be 2020 before it re-opens so this is now literally your last chance to see the museum in its historic barracks setting. I strongly advise that you contact the museum to confirm if it is open - do not rely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is at the far end of the beach on Southsea, a pleasant drive, but not walkable from town. In the grounds of old navy barracks, it has informative displays detailing the history and significance of the Marines. Excellent staff who didn't rush us event though it was closing time.

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