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HMS Trincomalee

Jackson Dock | The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS24 0SQ, England
+44 1429 860077
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absolutely unique

I thought I would be in and out in an hour, 4 hours later I was still there. A very interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Geomacg
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Manchester UK
Great visions of a mariners past

The Trincomalee has been preserved exactly as it was. When you walk around below decks it really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tonyjones01
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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Launched in 1817, HMS Trincomalee is the oldest warship afloat in Europe.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great ship” (8 reviews)
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Jackson Dock | The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS24 0SQ, England
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"well worth a visit"
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"all ages"
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"great ship"
in 8 reviews
"watch your head"
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"fighting ships"
in 30 reviews
"mind your head"
in 13 reviews
"cannon firing"
in 9 reviews
"historic quay"
in 26 reviews
"captain's cabin"
in 8 reviews
"low beams"
in 7 reviews
"naval history"
in 12 reviews
"value for money"
in 22 reviews
"top deck"
in 7 reviews
"sailing ship"
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"excellent attraction"
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"hartlepool museum"
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"interactive displays"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I thought I would be in and out in an hour, 4 hours later I was still there. A very interesting and cleverly done set of exhibits. Personally I thought that they could do with more information cards on board to explain all the unusual...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Trincomalee has been preserved exactly as it was. When you walk around below decks it really brings home the harsh conditions that British sailors had to endure during that period. I recommend a tour here for anyone with a sense of history as it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a whole day here with a friend and our 2 children who are both aged 8. Fantastic time viewing the HMS Trincomalee and looking at her immensely interesting past and pedigree. Found out the history of her name, her cost on building and the...More

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Roslyn A, General Manager at HMS Trincomalee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. It's great when the efforts of the team are rewarded with feedback like this - they are always so pleased to get it. We have a great summer of activities lined up so make sure to check Facebook...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited with my father who is ex navy. We all found it really interesting. The fighting ships exhibition was really good, giving you a real insight into what it was like aboard ship. The ship itself was very, very good. Amazing...More

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Wendy R, Duty Manager at HMS Trincomalee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for your feed back. Glad you all enjoyed your visit and the fall did not spoil the experience. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for a day put the time goes so quickly as lots to see for adults as well as children the staff on the ship were very helpful as I struggle with steps but there is a lift to take you to the different...More

Thank Helen H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my mother-in-law in a wheelchair and he staff could not have been more helpful. Lifts give access to 3 of the frigate decks, only the lower being unaccessible. Entertaining, informative and positive exprience

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a long time on the ship exploring it all over. The museum about the life and restoration of the ship are very interesting. So much work has been put into whole site. The quayside shops and workshops were beautifully presented in the style...More

Thank Carole9166
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this site in June 2018 and assumed I would be able to use my veterans forces discount card as I had in other Museums. when I paid at the counter I informed that they DONT accept veterans discount cards, and discounts are only...More

Thank VonoRono
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Wendy R, Manager at HMS Trincomalee, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We are sorry that the discount wasn't available to you on the day. This is something available at our Portsmouth site and that we have been working on rolling out to our other...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed coming here for a few hours. We came as a big group, and took some different tours and watched some of the exhibitions. I especially enjoyed exploring the ship together with some others. I would definitely recommend coming here together with the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used to live in Hartlepool, and I visited this attraction as a child when it first opened. It had been at least 15 years since my last visit and I was pleasantly surprised to find had improved greatly. The tour of the quay side...More

Thank Gary C
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