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HMS Belfast served throughout the Second World War, playing a leading part in the destruction of the battle cruiser Scharnhorst, and also the Normandy Landings. In service with the Royal Navy until 1965, she was saved for the nation in 1971 as a unique reminder of Britain’s naval heritage.

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Important Visitor Information

                                             Wednesday 31 December 2008

Due to filming taking place onboard HMS Belfast on New Year's Eve, the ship will be closed to the public from 15.30pm. Last entry to the ship will be at 14.30pm.

The ship will re-open to the public on 1 January 2009 at 10.00am as usual.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

 

 

Event Feature
The Arctic ConvoysThe Arctic Convoys
28th December 2008 to 29th December 2008
Location: HMS Belfast
The Arctic Convoys re-enactments and Naval Wargames Society activities taking place onboard this winter.

Cruiser 2009Cruiser 2009
28th February 2009
Location: HMS Belfast
Cruiser 2009 - Wargaming Show taking place onboard HMS Belfast.

Virtual Tour
Click here to visit the HMS Belfast Virtual Tour
When you visit HMS Belfast you will have nine decks of living history to explore. The ship has been carefully preserved to reflect the different decades of her service and the campaigns that she served in.
 
Click here to find out more about what you will see and experience when you come onboard, or to discover the HMS Belfast story.
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