Naval Heroes

Saturday, June 2, 2018 to Sunday, July 22, 2018

This exhibition of Britain's naval heroes includes a famous portrait of Admiral Lord Nelson, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery in London. It also features paintings of sea battles and various related items, including a night telescope believed to have been used by Nelson's second-in-command at the Battle of Trafalgar.

Naval Heroes is being hosted to coincide with the Tall Ships Race coming to Sunderland in July.

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Did you know?

Sunderland's Friendship Agreement with Washington DC makes us the only city in Europe to enjoy such a relationship with the world's most powerful city. Washington Old Hall is home to the direct ancestors of the first president of the United States of America.

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