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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Featuring world famous ships HMS Victory and HMS Warrior 1860. Plus visit HMS Alliance, the only remaining WW2 era British ocean going submarine, and the M33, the sole remaining British veteran of the bloody Dardanelles Campaign of 1915-1916. Also...more
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| Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ, England
+44 23 9283 9766
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Reviewed 3 days ago

All round a wonderful and so varied experience. Difficult to choose the best. My grandson really enjoyed boat house four, with fun activities for him, and the harbour boat trip. We will certainly return.

Thank ronlawmusic
Reviewed 3 days ago

The historic dockyard is certainly worth several visits, which is why I say to buy the annual ticket as it's better value. We originally visited earlier this year and saw the Mary Rose and Victory and other parts of the site, but went back again...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fascinating exhibitions but the Jutland exhibition was poorly laid out and many of the keys to the exhibits in the display cabinets required one to kneel down to see them. I would say it was laid out by young people who don’t appreciate that their...More

Thank davidbR9385UZ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to the dockyard however we were disappointed that on board Victory there are currently no audio guides available due to some technical problem. Although there are guys on board you can’t keep asking them about the ship so actually we visited Victory...More

Thank Glyn D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a trip we had wanted to do for a long time and it was worth the wait. Staff incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. Well laid out exhibitions. Victory was just amazing and the Mary Rose even more so. The Jutland exhibition really made you...More

Thank Andybedfordblue
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great day out with the grandkids you can fill the day up with things to do and see didn’t have time to get bored we went out however for lunch as very expensive to eat in there especially with 3 grandkids and two adults chippy...More

Thank tinabowsalmon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great exhibits, definitely need two days to see everything. Victory and Warrior are must sees. Action Exhibit was great for the kids.

Thank r0arkh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You will want to get entry to the attractions, but even just for a walk about it is very well maintained and presented. All guides are very helpful, but it is very open, and rarely warm by the water so ensure you bring some layers.

Thank GLWayne
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a real gem and well worth the visit. one tip to avoid paying the high entry price is to buy an annual ticket on Groupon - we saved 50% of the entry price on the day. there is so much to see one...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 6 days ago

On this visit we concentrated of visiting the submarine HMS Alliance. The tour through the actual submarine was very informative as was the museum section.

Thank David S
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2 November 2018|
Response from VE_Team_PHD | Property representative |
Hiya, yes with a blue light card you can get a 30% discount on the Full Navy Ticket for either 1 family ticket or 4 individual tickets. Please just show your card on arrival and we will sort out your discounted tickets... More
10 September 2018|
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Response from VE_Team_PHD | Property representative |
We have our own car park about 400 yards up the road from the main entrance, it's signposted Historic Dockyard car park and is a pay on exit car park with a height restriction of 2m. We are also about 5 minutes walk from... More