Devonport Naval Heritage Centre

Organisation: Museum

Collections held: Police

Dates: 1900-1949, 1950-present

The Devonport Naval Heritage Site and Visitor Centre records the development of The Dockyard and Plymouth’s pivotal role in supporting the Royal Navy through major conflicts since 1300, including two World Wars. Through its collections, interactive experiences and pictorial interpretation the drama of the close relationship of Devonport, the Royal Navy, The Dockyard and the people of Plymouth can be explored.

Open by appointment to visitors. Working hours are 0800-1600 Mon-Thurs.

Plymouth PL1 4HG

Contact: Tel: 01752 552326 / email: 

Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?

Historic Buildings?

Old Police Post – entrance to South Yard, HMNB Devonport

Who can access the collection?

Internal only (staff), External (public), Registered users

How big is the collection?

Documents: Less than 10
Photographs: 11- 100
Objects: 11- 100
Artwork: None
Books/journals/magazines: Less than 10

Photo credits

Devonport Naval Heritage Centre