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Trafalgar Experience

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth, England
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3.5: didn’t live up to the Victory herself

I felt this was a notch down on the Victory experience. There were a couple of interesting things... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barry & Julie J
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Narangba
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Good place to pop in

We popped in here towards the end of the day, after visiting the Mary Rose and other attractions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sfmann106
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
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“famous battle” (5 reviews)
“hms victory” (12 reviews)
“min film” (2 reviews)
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I felt this was a notch down on the Victory experience. There were a couple of interesting things for kids, but it felt a little uneven and the figurehead display up the top just didn’t work for me. I would have much rather seen replicas...More

Thank Barry & Julie J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in here towards the end of the day, after visiting the Mary Rose and other attractions, not realising they closed earlier than the time indicated on the attractions ticket, so didn't get time to do it real justice. Well laid out exhibition to...More

Thank sfmann106
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We very much liked this exhibition. So much information on the Victory and that famous 1895 battle, plus history of the ship's 40 odd years before that. The film and subsequent audio visual show on the battle was great, but maybe a little gory if...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This museum put Nelson and the battle of Trafalgar in perspective and our 13 year old really appreciated it. The panorama painting at the end was brilliant!

Thank belgaicas
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This display is ok but some parts are very dark and you can't see the exhibits. In addition there is an exhibit that presumable is meant for children to demonstrate wind and sailing. It is far too noisy, doesn't illustrate sailing very well and the...More

Thank LC180660
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The museum combined with Nelson's flagship, The Victory, was a great highlight. All exhibits are well signed and explained. Helpful volunteers to answer questions, especially at Victory. Truly came away understanding the significance of Trafalgar for the British and the then world and how it...More

Thank Jim C
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is a great place to learn more about Nelson, naval ships and the battle of Trafalgar. I particularly loved the figureheads on display. The exhibition describes the tactics used and the positions of the ships during the battle. There are interactive displays. There is...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Beautifully presented artifacts of Nelson and his history fascinating. Thoroughly interesting. Very accessible to everyone. Lots for children to interact with. Very detailed very enjoyable.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Good Exhibition with many good exhibits, great outside viewing area from which you can sea across the docks.

Thank GMunson
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a must see museum especially if you are interested in anything to do with Nelson and Trafalgar. Theres so much to see and do it will keep you occupied for ages. Very informative.

Thank JaxB123
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