Click on any of the links below to get details on location, opening times and entry fees for all of the institutions mentioned in our Master and Commander Trail.
National Maritime Museum
The Old Operating Theatre
9A St Thomas’ Street
HMS Trincomalee Trust
Red House Stables Working Carriage Museum
HM Naval Base
The Historic Dockyard
Royal Naval Museum
HM Naval Base
Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower
If all that museum talk is just too much, why not take a virtual tour with our guide to Captain Jack Aubrey’s world on the web.
Here is a select list of websites to help you go further
An inspiring site for O'Brian devotees can be found at www.hmssurprise.org
For an all-embracing compendium of O'Brian sites try: www.io.com/gibbonsb/pob/
If you really want to follow in the footsteps of Jack and Stephen try these organisers of trips and events associated with O’Brien’s characters at www.aubreymaturin.co.uk
For an appreciation of the Aubrey-Maturin novels and some particularly commendable extracts try williamcalvin.com/bookshelf/POB.htm
A site devoted to the grisly world of naval surgery can be found at www.theorlopdeck.org
…And finally, if the world of tall ships tickles your fancy check out Lawrence Edwards’ tall ships site featuring a special Patrick O’Brien page www.btinternet.com/~lawrence.edwards/tallships/pob/pob.htm…happy surfing…
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