Holyhead Maritime Museum
Holyhead Maritime Museum is situated at the picturesque Newry Beach, the museum is a fascinating family experience. Take a step back in time at the oldest lifeboat station in Wales.
At the Holyhead Maritime museum learn about shipwrecks, gallant rescues and pirates. Find out what it was like to sail on the Irish Sea 100 years ago. Visit our WW2 Air Raid Shelter and marvel at our collection of WW1 and WW2 memorabilia. You can even test out our authentic Air Raid Siren! The museum is a fascinating experience for the whole family. Visitors can step back in time at the oldest lifeboat station in Wales (circa. 1858), which houses a wonderful collection of exhibits to illustrate the fascinating maritime history of Holyhead. Examine detailed models of ships sailing the Irish Sea over 100 years ago and compare them to the modern technically advanced vessels of today. Learn about local shipwrecks and the lifeboatmen who saved so many lives.