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Step aboard HMS Caroline, a unique survivor of The Battle of Jutland in World War One.

Based in Belfast’s famous Titanic Quarter, HMS Caroline is a First World War-era ship now restored as a must-see floating museum with an amazing story to tell.

Be immersed in life aboard this unique vessel – lone survivor of the First World War’s greatest naval engagement… the Battle of Jutland!

Enjoy the new quayside visitor centre and exhibition space dedicated to telling the personal stories of those who served on the ‘Carry’. Then step aboard to see a powerful film on the drama of Jutland and experience impressively restored cabins and deck areas as well as an array of state-of-the-art interactive exhibits.

Soak up the atmosphere as you find out about communication at sea in the Signal School, and continue to the Torpedo School before finishing your visit at our authentic galley café.

Finally, relax at the new picnic area or let your little mariners loose on our naval-themed kiddies’ play park.

Come aboard HMS Caroline, a day out the whole family can enjoy!



 
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  • Alexandra Dock
  • Titanic Quarter, Queen's Road
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT3 9DT

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Explore a range of fully restored historic spaces
  • Discover what life at sea was like for over 300 crew members
  • Visit the fun and interactive Torpedo School
  • See exhibits, some interactive, about communication at sea
  • See and listen in on the Captain's and Senior Officers' cabins
  • Mess Deck Café

    Sailors were generally well-nourished to keep spirits and energy levels high for their busy days on board the ship, and the staff at HMS Caroline continue this tradition. Why not take a break and relax in the Mess Deck Café on the lower deck, serving local produce? Here you can enjoy a hearty and wholesome drink and snack before you continue your journey through HMS Caroline. The café also showcases a historic recreation of a Light Cruiser’s mess table, ready for the crew to enjoy a meal.

  • HMS Caroline Gift Shop

    Mark your visit to HMS Caroline with a special memento from the onboard shop. Browse for gifts, clothing and posters inspired by HMS Caroline and Royal Naval Heritage. The shop offers a wide range of quality souvenirs, ideal to bring home for friends and family.

  • Opening Hours

    Tide times can affect accessible access to the ship. For more information, visit www.belfast-harbour.co.uk

    • HMS Caroline is open daily from 10am – 5pm
    • Last admission is 4pm
    • Recommended tour time is 90 – 120 mins.

    For more information and to book tickets and save up to 20% visit www.hmscaroline.co.uk

Sensory Explorers Access Morning

Sun, 13 Oct 2019, 10:00am

The Sensory Explorers Access Morning is designed especially for families with children and/or adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other special needs.

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HMS Caroline by Torchlight

28 - 29 Oct 2019

This October, step on board HMS Caroline after hours for an exclusive guided tour where you can explore the ship by torchlight!

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The Haunted Mansion – Movie Screening at HMS Caroline

Wed, 30 Oct 2019, 6:00pm

Join HMS Caroline for a family movie night where they will be screening Disney's 'The Haunted Mansion' a timeless family favourite, full of fun and thrills.

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A Nightmare on Elm Street – Movie Screening at HMS Caroline

Wed, 30 Oct 2019, 8:30pm

For those who love a thrill, head to HMS Caroline for the hair-rising and horrifying ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’.

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Halloween at HMS Caroline

26 Oct - 03 Nov 2019

Set sail for HMS Caroline this Halloween for a spooky half term!

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HMS Caroline Talks – The Second World War: 80 Years on

Wed, 09 Oct 2019, 6:30pm

Join HMS Caroline in the Dockside Museum as they commemorate 80 years since the outbreak of the Second World War with a fascinating lecture series.

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Positive Ageing Month – Make do and Mend at HMS Caroline

Tue, 15 Oct 2019, 12:00pm

Find out more about the Mend and Make Do movement from the Second World War and join local artist, Sue Cathcart to create your own mini…

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Positive Ageing Month – HMS Caroline Sketching Day

Tue, 01 Oct 2019, 11:00am

Step on board HMS Caroline on the 1 October and join artist Jim Russell for a sketching and drawing workshop.

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Book Online to Receive 20% off Tickets

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01 Jan - 31 Dec 2019

Book online now to save 20% on all tickets for HMS Caroline and experience what life was like on board over a hundred years!

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HMS Caroline Tickets Valid for 12 Months

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01 Jan - 31 Dec 2019

Tickets for HMS Caroline are valid for a full 12 months. This means customers can return as many times as they like within the year!

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