HM Frigate Unicorn
His Majesty's Frigate Unicorn, of 46 guns, was built for the Royal Navy in the Royal Dockyard at Chatham and launched in 1824. She is now the World's last intact warship from the days of sail.
There is much more to Unicorn than appears from the outside. All our visitors are delighted once they come onboard and find out just how atmospheric and charming the ship is inside, and how much there is to see.
Find out about
* Life at Sea: wooden ships and iron men
* The Golden Age of Sail
* Unicorn's 'Great Guns'
* Ships in 'Ordinary'
* The Navy in Dundee
* Shipbuilding in Transition
Why are HM Frigate Unicorn great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
The Unicorn Preservation Society welcomes school and other educational visits, and is keen to engage with any interested groups wishing to use Unicorn as an aid to developing an understanding of local history, social history, engineering, mechanics and a wide range of other topics.
We offer a range of group visit packages including guided tours, and have an excellent Education Pack with good pre- and post-visit activities. The pack can be downloaded from our website.
We also offer a lively outreach programme, with presentations tailored to your own requirements and age group, including the visually handicapped.
What size groups do you cater for?
Minimum 10, maximum 40.
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