The history of the United Kingdom is the history of the Royal Navy. As long as there has been a nation there has been a navy, encouraging growth and trade, and defending the people.
At the centre of our Royal Naval heritage is the National Museum of the Royal Navy. Since the inception in 2009, we have grown from the four core museums comprising:
Our recent additions are:
We represent the men and women of the Royal Navy who have served this country courageously. Maintaining our heritage requires your support. There are many ways in which you can help us to educate future generations; these pages detail just how you can do this.