HMS Belfast: 75th anniversary  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 17TH MARCH 2013

ADDRESS
, Morgan's Lane, Bankside, Tooley Street, London SE1 2JH
 
 
Dates:
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OPENING TIMES
10am-5pm, Last admission 4pm
 
PRICES
£14.50 (Adults), £11.60 (Concs), FREE (Children Under 16)
 

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Sunday 17th March 2013, St Patrick's Day, marks 75 years since HMS Belfast was first launched in 1938. Now the floating military museum located on the River Thames, between Tower Bridge and London Bridge, is a reminder of the role of the Royal Navy ships during the Second World War. During the weekend of 16th and 17th March, there will be a series of special events and activities (free with admission) to mark this monumental occasion. Visitors will be invited to witness simulated firing from the 4-inch guns, as well as enjoy live Irish music and meet veterans who served on board. Children will also be able to create plaster cast medallions of the ship's crest and learn how to use Morse Code during live radio demos in the Bridge Wireless Office. For full details and time, please visit the official website.

 

About HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop into the Captain's Bridge and then head down to the massive Boiler and Engine Rooms, well below the ship's waterline. More about HMS Belfast


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
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Canada Water Overground Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Snowsfields NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
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