Children and HMS Victory at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Visitor Centre, Victory Gate
HM Naval Base
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 3LJ

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Opening Times

Open New Year
Open (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* 10am to 5:30pm April – October and 10am to 4.30pm November – March
Last entry 4pm (April – October) and 3pm (November – March)
The Dockyard is closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

Nearest major road is M27. Onto M275 and follow brown signs to Historic Dockyard.

Public Transport Directions

By coach, bus, rail and by ferry from Gosport or Fastcat from the Isle of Wight. Portsmouth Harbour station the Hard interchange are 200 metres from the main entrance.

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Guide Prices

Ticket Type Ticket Tariff
Ultimate Explorer - Adult £39.00 per ticket
Ultimate Explorer - Child £29.00 per ticket
Ultimate Explorer - Concession £38.00 per ticket
Ultimate Explorer - Family (1+3) £95.00 per ticket
Ultimate Explorer - Family (2+3) £120.00 per ticket


Group Prices
Ticket Type Ticket Tariff
One Attraction Ticket - Advanced Group Adult £18.00 │ Advanced Group Child £14.00 │ Advanced Group Concession £17.00
Three Attraction Explorer Ticket - Advanced Group Adult £29.00 │ Advanced Group Child £21.00 │ Advanced Group Concession £28.00
Ultimate Explorer Ticket - Advanced Group Adult £33.00 │ Advanced Group Child £25.00 │ Advanced Group Concession £32.00


Ultimate Explorer Tickets allow for unlimited visits to all attractions, for a whole year, and include a Harbour Tour.

Single Attraction Tickets are also available, please see the website for details.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift - in some attractions
  • Disabled Parking - Dedicated spaces in car park
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Loop systems in some of the attractions - please call for details.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Most exhibits are hands-on. If pre-arranged, a guide can help.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

  • French audio guide
  • German audio guide
  • Spanish audio guide

Catering

  • Catering for groups
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Restaurant, coffee shop, cafe, various outlets up to 450 capacity.
  • Picnic Site
  • Undercover picnic area

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages
  • Beach/Coast 20 min walking distance
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Gift shop
  • Groups welcome - Pre-booking required
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round - except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Team / Corporate Activities
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)
  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta
  • Delta accepted
  • Euros
  • Euros accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Prebooking advisable.
  • Maestro
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 15 (to achieve group rates)
  • Special group rates - All inclusive tickets Adult: £17.20 Senior: £14.70 Child: £12.70
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals - site tours

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Recent Reviews:

  • JayDub94
    Ashford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Packed with history
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th October 2021
    The Mary Rose exhibit, HMS Victory, and HMS Warrior were all well worth visiting, even in the rain. The Mary Rose was outstanding and the video characters made you feel what life was like on board... Read full review
  • V7289TPlindab
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great place to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th October 2021
    The Historic Dockyard has something for everyone. Interesting, fun and informative. But beware! You will need more than one day to appreciate the different ships and museum’s - which is why the... Read full review
  • mrsredsout
    haslemere
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Amazing Stoker on Warrior
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th October 2021
    We visited the dockyard and had a fabulous harbour tour and then went to have a look around Warrior, the stoker was AMAZING, he spent ages showing us how the engines worked, explained how they... Read full review

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