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The National Maritime Museum was opened to the public on 27 April 1937 by King George VI. The museum building began life in 1807 as a school for the children of seafarers.

The museum includes a gallery of special exhibitions, including a permanent gallery "Voyagers" which introduces the story of Britain and the sea. The museum was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.

For more information, visit the National Maritime Museum website.

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