The Exploration Wing
Four new permanent galleries open in the National Maritime Museum in Autumn 2018. Looking into exploration in its widest sense, each of the four new galleries will bring the themes alive for people of all ages.
Pacific Encounters, Polar Worlds, Tudor and Stuart Seafarers and Sea Things will exhibit 1000 more objects from the collections, and provide access to areas of the Museum previously closed to visitors.
The Great British Seaside: photography from 1960 to present.
The nation’s love affair with the seaside will be celebrated in the National Maritime Museum’s special exhibition for 2018, which will showcase beach photography by some of Britain’s best-known photographers. Opens March 2018. There will also be a Great British Seaside summer events programme. Details will be released in early 2018.