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Maritime Museums & Art Galleries in or near Overton

Britain's Finest Maritime museums offer an insight into the maritime and fishing heritage of our ancestors, with displays of uniforms, maps, charts, coins, medals and exhibitions of fine art collections. Included below are Maritime Museums and Art Galleries in the UK, such as Buckler's Hard Village.
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33.0 miles from centre of Overton
The D-Day Story gives a fascinating insight into the events of the Normandy Landings, and what those taking part had to face. Through artefacts, personal testimonies and audio-visuals, the museum tells the story of the historic day - showcasing the epic made personal, and the personal made epic.
182.7 miles from centre of Overton
The National Maritime Museum Cornwall is a place to enrich your understanding of the sea, and Cornwall. Through exhibitions programme they aspire to bring new and diverse perspectives to maritime issues, and highlight their relevance to the present day. They also bring rare objects from around the world to Cornwall to tell local, national and international stories.
31.5 miles from centre of Overton
Bordering the Beaulieu River in the picturesque New Forest, the 18th Century shipbuilding village of Buckler's Hard offers a fascinating maritime museum, period cottage reconstructions and more.
147.5 miles from centre of Overton
The fortunes of Jersey have always been intricately linked with the sea that surrounds it and the Maritime Museum in St Helier explores this relationship. Through a series of exhibits which are designed to be seen, touched, heard and smelt, visitors learn the story of Jersey's seafaring past. Sitting on the pretty harbour at St Helier, the museum gives you the chance to feel the full force of a gale, learn about the tides and design a ship. You will hear shanties sung by salty sea dogs and le...
258.0 miles from centre of Overton
Learn hands on at The Discovery Museum, Newcastle The Discovery Museum in Newcastle is probably most famous for its Turbinia exhibit – the first vessel to be powered by a steam turbine and dreamt up by Charles Parsons, who served his engineering apprentice at a Newcastle firm. However, this city centre gem of an attraction has much, much more to see and will keep visitors from 1 to 100 fascinated, such is the eclectic mix of exhibits, many pleasingly hands-on. Tyne and Wear was a pow...
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