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Transport Maritime

The Brunel Institute

A conservation and education centre alongside Brunel’s SS Great Britain in Bristol. Includes details of their collections and archives (including the National Brunel Archive), with visitor guide.

The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Close to the site of Cook’s birthplace cottage in Marton, Middlesbrough; tells the story of one of the world’s greatest navigators and mariners. With information about their exhibitions, associated activities, and their education programme.

Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre

A museum in a Cornish village, with a collection of artifacts from shipwrecks around the south west, about the China Clay industry, and reflecting the area's history; with details of exhibitions and events, opening times, and facilities.

Classic Boat Museum

Houses a large collection of sailing and power boats of local and national interest on the Isle of Wight; includes location and visiting details.

Dock Museum

Celebrates the shipbuilding heritage of Barrow in Furness; provides details of their collections, a virtual tour, a visitor guide, and details of education services.

Hovercraft Museum

Boasts the world's only historic hovercraft collection. Provides newsletters and event listings and details many of the craft housed at the museum. [Lee-on-Solent, Hants].

Maritime Heritage East (MHE)

A programme to develop maritime collections in over 40 museums across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex; includes details of members, organised by county and theme, with details of exhibitions and events.

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Celebrates Liverpool's rich maritime heritage as the gateway to the new world; includes details of collections and archives, a history of Albert Dock, events diary, visitor guide, and details of education services.

National Coracle Centre

Museum and workshop with a collection of coracles froma round the world; located in the grounds of a 17th century flour mill in Carmarthenshire. Includes visitor guide and information about education services.

National Maritime Museum

Three London sites that illustrate the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars and their relationship with people. Describes their collections and archives, with visitor guide, education services, and an online virtual exhibition.

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Offers information about their exhibitions and collections, covering small boats and the maritime heritage of Cornwall. Also includes their research and education programmes, and details for visiting.

Ramsgate Maritime Museum

Holds collections telling the maritime history of the area, including that of the nearby Goodwin Sands, with permanent displays and a programme of temporary exhibitions.

Scottish Fisheries Museum

Relates the story of fishing in Scotland. Includes a guide to their exhibitions and preserved boats including Reaper, a Fifie sailing herring drifter.

Scottish Maritime Museum

Operates in three different sites containing numerous exhibits and collections that trace the maritime tradition in Scotland.

Shipwreck Museum

A museum in Hastings tells the stories of shipwrecks discovered around the area, with displays of artefacts from British, Dutch, French, German and Danish wrecks. Includes a visitor guide and events diary.

Trinity House Maritime Museum

A collection of artefacts celebrating the maritime heritage of the port of Leith, held at the headquarters of the Incorporation of Masters and Mariners; with a history and visitor guide.

Windermere Steamboat Project

Closed for restoration work, the museum gives progress reports on the work and highlights from the collection of early sailing yachts, Victorian launches and Edwardian steamers.

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