HMS Caroline | Day Out With The Kids

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HMS Caroline

  • Belfast
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
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Attraction Information

Step aboard the HMS Caroline - the lone survivor of the Battle of Jutland.

Kids who have a head for history will be blown away by the recreated cabins, giving a look into life on board 100 years ago! There are interactive games helping visitors get to grips with the historic setting, as well as a video discussing the impact of battle. You can also take the weight off your sea legs in the Mess Deck Cafe and enjoy some hearty refreshments.

The HMS Caroline is renowned as a living legend in Belfast and after closing for refurbishment, this spring sees her return in all her seaworthy glory!

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

The tour duration is approximately 90 minutes.

Last Entry

45 minutes before closing time. 

Pricing

Adults: £12.00

Kids: £5.00

Concessions: £7.50

Family (2 adults, 3 kids): £26.00

Mini Family (1 adult, 3 kids): £17.00 

Travel & Contact Information

Address

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

Phone number

028 9045 4484

Map

Website

Click here to visit HMS Caroline's website.

Directions

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.

FAQ & Additional Information

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.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

HMS Caroline has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

There are no baby food/milk warming facilities available.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

The Mess Deck cafe is onboard HMS Caroline and offers a variety of snacks and meals. From soup and sandwiches to traditional Irish Stew. Or stop for a snack, including sausage rolls, scones and local scones.

Yes, HMS Caroline is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

HMS Caroline is the most accessible historic ship in the UK. Access to the three public levels has been made as accessible as possible. Areas that are not accessible can be experienced through the Virtual Access Suite. Please be advised that access to the ship will be restricted for the safety of accessible users during period of high tide. The narrowest door on the ship is 64cm. We would suggest to customers with additional mobility requirements to come 60 minutes either side of high tide as the gangway can become steep as the tide rises.

Yes, HMS Caroline have stated they are pushchair friendly.

No pets are allowed.

Additional Info

Clothing

No high heels, wear comfortable footwear.

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