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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 yesterday

Yes, that's right, I said Star Trek! Captain Kirk is allegedly based on Horatio Hornblower and visiting the bowels of the 1860 HMS Waterloo ship immediately reminded me of USS Enterprise Engine Room! End of analogy. This was a family visit to this historic area...More

Thank FaithAE
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are frequent visitors to Portsmouth Historic Dockyards, which is a firm favourite for the whole of our extended family. Truly something for everyone. We regretted the closure of the privately operated Georgian Tearooms last year, leaving only the overcrowded Mess Hall type facility behind...More

Thank John M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

we live locally so always buy an annual pass as it’s a brilliant day out. we went last week to discover you now have to pay extra (a lot extra) to see the mary rose. This had already been included in the ticked for quite...More

Thank Clare W
Reviewed 2 days ago

So much to see, do, and experience. History, fun, boat tours, the Gunwharf Quay in easy access. The Victory is excellent, and so too the Warrior exhibit. The architecture, and the atmosphere of this place is second to one. Highly recommended. use the park n...More

Thank sfctb72
Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely loved the historic dockyard. There are ships to visit, museums to walk around and take the short ferry ride to explore the submarine HMS Alliance. If you buy a yearly ticket you can come back again (and again.,.) if you can’t see it all...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a brilliant day on the historic docks, worth a visit. Lots to do for all ages. I would visit again

Thank Will_lou3
Reviewed 3 days ago

You do need more than one day to enjoy all the attractions but well worth the money. We were lucky to get even better value with Groupon tickets. The highlight is HMS Victory, Nelson's flagship which is awesome. There is a guided audio tour but...More

Thank Stevejdp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you love anything to do with the sea, ships, and history you won't get better. Fantastic, you just have to do everything that's on offer.

Thank Passport816349
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time visit for us but we will be back as we didn't have time to see and do everything!! Really interesting place and helpful people. Only downside was the main cafe shut at 2.30pm although the whole place was open until after 5. Not...More

Thank loveydovey26
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely day very friendly staff.very knowledgeable about questions that I asked would recommend it as an very educational day out for school children.

Thank Terence C
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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
Kathryn H
29 August 2018|
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Response from VE_Team_PHD | Property representative |
Hiya, You can buy tickets on arrival but the Full Navy Ticket is discounted by 20% if you buy it online. We'll send you an email and you collect your tickets on arrival so you don't need access to a printer and you can do... More
16 August 2018|
Response from VE_Team_PHD | Property representative |
Hiya, we can't put the free carers ticket online I'm afraid, but you can just collect them at the visitor centre when you pick up the rest of your tickets. We just need some sort of proof of status such as a disabled bus... More