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HMS Victory

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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Visitors Centre | Victory Gate,HM Naval Base,, Portsmouth, England
+44 23 9283 9766
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Reviewed yesterday

Even with masts removed (weight problem out of water), still a terrific experience.Certainly not to be missed.

Thank ronlawmusic
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The most famous ship in navel history, fully restored and more restoration works being done. If you are a history buff or a fan of Lord Nelson well worth the visit. The ship tour which is at your leisure as you follow the roped off...More

Thank A4364FDmattc
Reviewed 4 days ago

Possibly the most famous Royal Navy ship. The Victory has been wonderfully restored and has to be the must-see attraction at the Historic Dockyards. If you want a bit of a guide then you can get a handheld auto guide, though we took our own...More

Thank martyblack83
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The scale of this old warship is amazing (although the ceilings are a bit low!) And it's lucky they have a well laid out route, as I think it would be easy to get lost! It has been taken care of and finished to such...More

Thank GLWayne
Reviewed 4 days ago

An excellent attraction lovingly restored to its rightful place in British maritime history. Take your time and mind your head in places. One tip to avoid the high entry price to the Royal Naval Historic Dockyards is to buy your tickets through groupon - we...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited HMS Victory the day after visiting Mary Rose. HMS Victory was a disappointment - great ship ; great experience walking around all desks with good displays throughout - but i can't recall i sign telling us anything about what we were looking at....More

Thank BristolSteved
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much history here take time to look and take in all you can it’s a really great attraction if history is something you enjoy

Thank jillmercedes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Victory has been renovated recently. I can’t think there’s been an improvement. There are no information cards to explain the items on display. Don’t even know which was Nelson’s cabin. Perhaps signs will be added shortly?

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth seeing! a good day out as plenty of other things to see and do as well. worth buying an annual season ticket

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Glad the price was included in the 11 attractions ticket as it sadly wasn't worth a big expenditure in my opinion. Yes, lots of history and a 'must see' but, as others have said, scuttling through the many decks is physically painful if you are...More

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VE_Team_PHD, Manager at HMS Victory, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hiya, Thanks for leaving us a review, we're sorry to see you found HMS Victory claustrophobic. As part of her new interpretation we are trying to portray the ship as she would have been at the battle of Trafalgar, so to ensure an authentic impression...More

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Allen C
6 August 2018|
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Response from louise h | Reviewed this property |
There is no tour. the price is difficult as entrance to the site is complicated. You pay for so many attractions once inside the museum. Pay for 1, 3, etc, etc. It has got quite expensive over recent years.
Tomasz K
7 July 2018|
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Response from VE_Team_PHD | Property representative |
Hiya, You don't have to book online, you are very welcome to pick up a ticket when you arrive at the Visitor Centre. The only benefit to booking online is that the 11 Attraction Annual pass is currently discounted by 20... More
17 June 2018|
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Response from VE_Team_PHD | Property representative |
Hi pyong_200598, Concession tickets cost £17 to visit one attraction for one day, or you can buy an 11 Attraction ticket for £34 for a years unlimited access to all 11 attractions. I hope this helps!