1. Northern Ireland
  2. County Antrim
  3. Belfast

About HMS Caroline

Discover Belfast’s first world war ship

Berthed in the heart of Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, HMS Caroline is a remarkable First World War ship, meticulously restored and refurbished to its original 1914 condition.

A class apart

Now a ‘must see’ floating museum, HMS Caroline is refreshingly authentic and reassuringly unique. Journey back more than 100 years to experience a dangerous life at sea and get hands on with maritime history!

Sole survivor

HMS Caroline is the sole survivor of 1916’s Battle of Jutland, the largest naval battle in history, playing a heroic role in two World Wars and becoming the second-longest serving warship in Royal Navy history.

Witness the Battle of Jutland

Your HMS Caroline adventure begins in the Drill Hall, where the Battle of Jutland is brought to life. This immersive cinematic

experience puts you right at the heart of the action!

Explore the living quarters - listen to the crews’ stories

Walk through the Captain’s, Officers’ and Crew Quarters and it’s as if they never left! Could you have slept in a hammock like the seamen? Or would only the Captain’s Quarters have done for you?

Get up close to the engines

Get right up close to HMS Caroline’s incredible 40,000 horsepower engines and experience the roar of those massive turbines which powered the ship to an incredible top speed of 30 knots – an amazing speed for any ship of any era!

Crack codes... send signals... fire torpedoes... steer the ship

Crack codes, launch torpedoes, steer the ship and signal other ships in our interactive exhibition, just as the crew would have done during the First World War – compelling for children and just as much fun for adults!

Take time out in the mess deck café

Your perfect pit stop to rest up. Immerse yourself in even more history onboard while enjoying a tea / coffee and a delicious snack in the Mess Deck Café.

Take a selfie next to the ship’s guns!

Walk along HMS Caroline’s decks and check out the ship’s replica guns. Don’t forget to head up to the Navigating Bridge!

Tickets valid for a full year from date of purchase!

To book visit: www.hmscaroline.co.uk

Tickets also available in person on the day, subject to availability

HMS Caroline is open 7 days a week throughout July, August and September

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Facilities

  • TOILETS iconToilets
  • GIFT_SHOP iconGift Shop
  • ONSITE_PARKING iconOnsite Parking
  • ACCESSIBLE_TOILETS iconAccessible Toilets
  • FOOD_AVAILABLE iconFood Available
  • WHEELCHAIR_FRIENDLY iconWheelchair Friendly
  • PUSHCHAIR_FRIENDLY iconPushchair Friendly
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Opening Times

Regular Times
  • Monday, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Friday, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday, 10:00 - 17:00

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

The tour duration is approximately 90 minutes.

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Adult (16-18+) : £11.00
  • Child (5-15) : £9.00

Senior Citizen: £10

Family (1 adults and up to 3 kids): £22.00

Family (2 adults and up to 3 kids): £26.00

Children under 5 go free

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

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FAQs

Yes, there is parking nearby.

There are a variety of car parking facilities in the Titanic Quarter. The closest is Catalyst Inc, but parking is also available at SSE or Cast and Crew.

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Contact Details

Enter Belfast's Titanic Quarter. Drive past the turn off for the Titanic Centre. Continue down Queen's Road. Take the left turn into a wide entrance between Titanic Studios and Catalyst Inc. Head towards the water and you will see the entrance gate for HMS Caroline. Parking is on site.

Get Directions

Alexandra Dock, Queens Road
Belfast
County Antrim
BT3 9DT
Northern Ireland

Tel: 02890454484

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