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us: National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: NMM (National Maritime Museum)
    • us: Great Britain. National Maritime Museum
    • us: Greenwich (London, England). National Maritime Museum
    • us: Greenwich, Eng. National Maritime Museum
    • us: Royal Museums Greenwich. National Maritime Museum
    • us: Eikoku Gurinitchi Kokuritsu Kaiji Hakubutsukan
  • Additional Information

    • Activity Start

        1934
    • Descriptor

        (lcsh) Maritime museums
    • Descriptor

        (lcsh) National museums
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Greenwich (London, England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) London (England)
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Navigation--History
          (lcsh) Naval history
      • Additonal Related Forms

        • us: Royal Naval Museum (Great Britain)
      • Earlier Established Forms

          Greenwich, Eng. National Maritime MuseumGreenwich, Eng.National Maritime Museum
      • Sources

        • found: Its Royal yachts, 1953.
        • found: Eikoku ni atta Inō Tadataka no Nihon zenzu, c1995: t.p. (in subtitle: Eikoku Gurinitchi Kokuritsu Kaiji Hakubutsukan)
        • found: National Archives website, 6 June 2013: under National Maritime Museum, Royal Naval Museum Greenwich (Royal Naval Museum, Greenwich; the museum was created in 1873 when the Royal Naval College was established at Greenwich in the buildings of the Greenwich Hospital; the collections of this museum were transferred to the National Maritime Museum under the 1934 National Maritime Museum Act)
        • found: Royal Museums Greenwich website, 6 June 2013: under Library Research guides (National Maritime Museum; in 1927, members of the Society for Nautical Research made proposals for a national maritime museum to occupy the buildings of the Royal Hospital School at Greenwich; National Naval and Nautical Museum Trust first met on 30 Nov. 1927; change in title to the 'National Maritime Museum' Trust, in 1931; on 25 July 1934 the National Maritime Museum Act was passed; the Museum was formally opened on the 27 Apr. 1937)
        • found: Royal Museums Greenwich. Annual review 2011/12: p.1 (founded by statute in 1934, the National Maritime Museum, NMM, maritime museum; in June 2011 Her Majesty The Queen formally approved Royal Museums Greenwich, RMG, as the new collective title for the National Maritime Museum, Queen's House, Royal Observatory, and Cutty Sark)
      • Change Notes

        • 1980-10-07: new
        • 2014-08-15: revised
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