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Golden Hinde

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Golden Hinde- Admission Ticket
from US$6.53*
Golden Hinde- Admission Ticket
from US$6.53*
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Visit this living-history museum and find out what it was like to sail the mighty seas aboard an Elizabethan galleon during the adventurous days of the 16th century.
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St. Mary Overies Dock Cathedral Street | Cathedral St., London SE1 9DE, England
+44 20 7403 0123
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 14, 2016

I have always been interested in the Tudors so decided to have a look round the Golden Hinde II, which is a full-size reconstruction of the original Golden Hinde, the sixteenth-century flagship of Sir Francis Drake. Sir Francis Drake was the first Englishman to circumnavigate...More

28  Thank Sandygranny
GoldenHindeII, Manager at Golden Hinde, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2016

Dear Sandygranny, Thank you very much for your detailed review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 25, 2012

Disappointing and expensive . More suitable for kids than adults .Not much to see to understand the life of Sir Francis Drake as an explorer.

7  Thank John B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I went to the golden hynde ,It cost 5 pounds there is no concession,It takes about half hour or less,On the lower deck you have to bend down the whole of the time,So if you have a bad back its not for you ..Its quite...More

Thank Barry J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to do a Birthday Party for my son on the Golden Hinde. We had previously been aboard 2 years ago during half term holidays and my son loved it and has been asking to go aboard again. So we planned his Birthday. From...More

1  Thank nomad_za
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No matter how you cut it, seeing an accurate reproduction of Sir Francis Drake's 1577 English Galleon is mighty impressive. Pieces from the original ship were actually used in the reconstruction. Imagine, being in a port (like La Coruna, Spain) when this huge, menacing, black...More

1  Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is an old english used by St Francis to fight the spanish. it is well maintined and they have tours at a small fee. it was really worth the experience to see what it looked like. very narrow with a low ceiling.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been meaning to see this for many years and finally did last weekend! Initially I thought £5 was steep but once onboard it was well worth it! It’s an amazing attraction and puts into prospective what our sailors of yesteryear had to endure. It...More

1  Thank GeorgeIII
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I were actually just walking through the area until we saw a sign saying that we could go on for free with the London Pass! I have no actual knowledge about the Golden Hinde but it was a fun stop of my...More

2  Thank annakP3405QV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on one of the hour-long pirate events. Our five-year-old children loved the experience. They learnt about the ship while playing games, hunting for treasure and singing sea shanties. Thoroughly recommended.

2  Thank Lotsahols2
Reviewed October 10, 2018

The Golden Hinde hosted our wedding ceremony and it was absolutely incredible! Wing, Angus and the team were so lovely and helpful right from the beginning, when we initially contacted them, all the way through to ensuring our day ran smoothly. They really went the...More

Thank Florgale
RoddyC34, Owner at Golden Hinde, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Dear Sam & Flori, it was a pleasure to have been a part of your special day. Thank you ever so much for your kind review and it was an amazing experience for us too. We hope it was the perfect beginning for your wonderful...More

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Great replica of Drake's ship. Attended a talk on Black Tudors and a great venue for it ( although the hard benches wereca challenge after an hour). Knowledgeable staff and good experience for all ages.

Thank 650jaynef
RoddyC34, Owner at Golden Hinde, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you for taking to time to write a review about the evening. Sorry about the hard benches, we will make sure the seating is more cushioned for the next talk. We look forward to having you aboard again!

Reviewed September 30, 2018

We took a class of 11 year olds and they all enjoyed it and found it very interesting. Beware of low ceilings!

Thank 800juliaf
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April 30, 2018|
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Response from RoddyC34 | Property representative |
We have visitors of all ages including 2 year olds. You will need to carry them up and down steep ladders and make sure children are supervised at all times. Under 2s are also free to visit and there is some buggy parking.
April 1, 2018|
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Response from RoddyC34 | Property representative |
Hello, I'm afraid we do not have costumes for visitors to wear for photos at the moment.
February 11, 2018|
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Response from RoddyC34 | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for getting in touch. The ship changed management last year and the programmes and events are slightly different. We have a winter offer at the moment, during weekends until 25 March 2018, you can join a guided... More