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The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Church Lane, Chatham ME4 4TZ, England
+44 1634 823800
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Call the Midwife Location Tour in Chatham
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Steeped in history, The Historic Dockyard Chatham is home to historic warships, a working Ropery, museum galleries and hundreds of compelling stories.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rope making” (183 reviews)
“submarine tour” (111 reviews)
“hms ocelot” (73 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Church Lane, Chatham ME4 4TZ, England
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+44 1634 823800
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11 - 20 of 1,867 reviews

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Went here as I have always wanted to visit and we were at a wedding so dropped in. This is great visit a lot of museums and buildings and this is just brilliant the staff are all very helpful and friendly the tour guides are...More

Thank milkyshafe
Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear milkyshafe Thank you for your 5* review from your recent visit, Great to hear that you were not disappointed from your visit and the staff made your visit enjoyable! We hope to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We have been to Portsmouth a number of times and enjoy crawling all over ships and stuff, so Chatham was definitely on the list when we visited Kent. It did not disappoint, with 2 ships and a sub to get in and round, plus the...More

Thank 31415pi
Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 31415pi Thank you for your 5* review from your recent visit, Great to hear that we didn't disappoint your expectations and you enjoyed a family day out with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Chatham docks was an amazing day out for us and our 4 and 1 year olds. The ropery was so interesting and we all loved exploring the ships. There were steam and diesel trains running the day we went too and Halloween activities such as...More

Thank IsiEngland
Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear IsiEngland Thank you for your 5* review, It's great to hear that all of the family enjoyed their day out here - especially with the trains running and our Enchanted Garden activities too! Keep an eye on our what's on page on the website...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Very well worth a visit, make a day of it lots to see. Roppery is a very long workshop making rope it's all working. Make your way down a submarine hatch bit tight but you must go down. Old war ship get the feel of...More

Thank jamesellisjerrum
Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear jamesellisjerrum Thank you for your review from your recent visit, Great to hear that you have enjoyed exploring the ropery and warships here, We hope to welcome you back again soon for even more discovery!

Reviewed 7 November 2017

My Wife worked here for around 4 years in her teens and after we were Married I also worked here for a short time , so now it is open to the Public as a huge Museum , we had to visit . We purchased...More

Thank David P
Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear David P Thank you for your 5* review from your recent visit, Great to hear that you and your wife have some personal history here and enjoyed rediscovering The Dockyard. It's also pleasing to hear that you have come back for a second trip...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

We visited the Historic Chatham Dockyard on Sunday 15th October. We had just collected my sister from the Airport and drove straight there as I had managed to book tickets for the last day of the Call the Midwife Tours with Afternoon Tea. Even though...More

Thank JBJRKent
Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear JBJRKent Thank you for your 5* review from your recent visit, Great to hear you had an enjoyable day out with your Call the Midwife tour and afternoon tea. Thank you for your kind comments regarding Teresa. Sorry to hear that you received a...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

The rope-walk and the tour (which includes actually making rope) were awesome. We are nautical museum buffs and have visited sites all over the world. The Historic Dockyard and the Rope-works are truly stunning, world class attractions. Be warned, you can't come close to seeing...More

Thank svendeavor
Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear svendeavor Thank you for your 5* review from your recent visit, It's great to hear that you enjoyed the ropery tour and to know that you have highlighted us as a world class attraction 0 thank you! Yes, there is a lot to see...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017

We really enjoyed our visit with the Grandkids to the Dockyard. Despite being a half term weekend it was not crowded and you had plenty of time to look around at your leisure. The guide's were particularly helpful and friendly and kids were allowed to...More

Thank eonaLondon
Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Dear eonaLondon Thank you for your 5* review from your recent visit, It's great to hear you had a lovely time here with your grandchildren and was pleased with all the activities and attractions we have here on site as well as seeing the great...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We went on the "Call the midwife" tour, very interesting information about how it was made, great tour guide who has a wealth of information & antidotes as she has worked there for nearly 10 years. Also gives information about other film's & programs that's...More

Thank Jill K
Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Dear Jill K Thank you for your 5* review, Great to hear you enjoyed the Call the Midwife tour and that you impressed with your tour guide! We hope to welcome you back again soon to explore the rest of our site!

Reviewed 31 October 2017

We went on the historic boats with very good guides. Have never been in a submarine before. We made some rope at the rope walk. We were able to have a lunch to keep us going. The big space wooden building blew me away. Every...More

Thank Maggie S
Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Dear Maggie S Thank you for your 5* review from your recent visit, Great to hear you enjoyed exploring the site and had a wonderful day out for your birthday. We hope to welcome you back again soon - Lookout for our temporary exhibition programme...More

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apatish3
2 November 2017|
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Response from Csorways | Reviewed this property |
It's 15%, we got it off a a family ticket. There is a promotions page on the Dockyard website which confirms it :)
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apatish3
2 November 2017|
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Response from garysJ9232WS | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You can get 15% off your ticket price providing you can show your English Heritage card on arrival. However if you book your tickets on-line you can (at the moment) get 20% off your tickets. But beleive this is a... More
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explorer588
24 October 2017|
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Response from Christopher B | Reviewed this property |
There are many places where a single or a group can find a seat with a table or just the seat. No one will bother you.
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