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Heritage Open Day at The Historic Dockyard Chatham
September 13, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Take a look behind the scenes to see highlights from the National maritime Museum and Imperial War Museum ship model collections.
No. 1 Smithery houses ship models from the National Maritime and Imperial War Museum: with over 3,000 items it is one of the finest collections in the world. The store holds many types of model in state-of-the-art storage and study conditions.
See highlights from this collection and hear more about them. Find out how their storage plays an important part in their preservation and making them accessible.
This talks place at 11.30 am and 2.30 pm on Friday 13th September. The behind-the-scenes tour is FREE but an entry fee applies if you wish to visit the rest of the Dockyard. Visitors should report to the main visitor entrance 15 minutes before the tour is due to start. Visitors will then be met and taken to the No. 1 Smithery.
Booking for this event closes 12th September at 4 pm. To book click here.