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The Nautical Museum

Manx National Heritage

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Situated on the harbourside in Castletown this fascinating building originates from the discovery in 1935 of the 18th-century armed yacht, the ‘Peggy’, walled up in her contemporary boat cellar. Built for George Quayle in 1791, she had remained undisturbed for a century after the death of her owner. The ‘Peggy’, in her original home, was generously given to the Manx Museum and National Trust by a family descendant and is now seen as being of 'extraordinary' maritime importance on the National Historic Ships Register.

Bridge Street, Castletown, Isle of Man IM9 1AX Isle of Man

enquiries@mnh.gov.im

01624 648000

Before making a visit, check opening hours with the venue

https://manxnationalheritage.im