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- A unique, award winning maritime heritage destination with a fantastic range of attractions, iconic buildings and historic ships to explore, PLUS a fabulous programme of temporary exhibitions at No.1 Smithery. Make rope on the Victorian Ropery Tour; be gripped by stories of life aboard our Three Historic Warships, see BIG ‘things’ in 3 Slip The BIG Space and hear of heroic stories in RNLI Historic Lifeboat Collection. Visit the beautiful Commissioner's garden and the Railway Workshop Picnic and Play indoor soft play or the outdoor adventure play areas. No. 1 Smithery: National Treasures Inspiring Culture is an all round treasure house for the whole family with brilliant new galleries displaying world class maritime treasures from two national museums and a changing programme of temporary exhibitions and family activities. Steam, Steel & Submarines - explores the Royal Navy’s use of the River Medway in the 19th and 20th centuries, representing a time of power, strength and adaptation, not only in terms of the ships built, but the people behind the dockyard, without which Britain may not have achieved such global influence. Incredible value for money! With so much to see and do, you can come back again and again with your 12 month ticket. (Terms and conditions apply).