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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 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* April - October: 10:00 - 17:30
November - March: 10:00 - 17:00
Closed 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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Events

Friday, 29th March 2019 - Friday, 29th March 2019

Sea Shanties on HMS Warrior at Portsmouth Historic DockyardEnjoy a unique dining experience onboard HMS Warrior at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, eating at sailors' mess tables, surrounded by all the fixtures and fittings of Warrior's massive gun deck. However, you certainly won't be napping in the hammocks as an evening of singing and entertainment will...
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Saturday, 6th April 2019 - Tuesday, 31st December 2019

Horrible Histories® Pirates: The Exhibition at Portsmouth Historic DockyardHorrible Histories® Pirates: The Exhibition at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard'Land Ahoe' for Horrible Histories® Pirates: The Exhibition at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Avast ye! Plunder no more - Horrible Histories® Pirates: The Exhibition 'lands ahoe' at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard from Saturday 6 April. The best-selling Horrible Histories series, created by Terry Deary...
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult All Attraction£39.00 per ticket
Child All Attraction£23.50 per ticket
Disabled All Attraction Plus Carer£34.00 per ticket
Family All Attraction (1+3)£60.00 per ticket
Family All Attraction (2+3)£85.00 per ticket
Senior All Attraction£34.00 per ticket
Student All Attraction£34.00 per ticket

Prices allow access for one year. Children under 5 are free. Purchase online to receive a 20% discount.

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:

  • 775nigelm
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Visit with freinds
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th March 2019
    Although ive been to Portsmouth historic dockyard before, there is so much to see you can never get bored with it. Unlike last time we visited, the mary rose now has completely separate ticketing... Read full review
  • spete224
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Christmas market
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th March 2019
    We visited for the Christmas market and we had previously attended the year before and had a great time. This year the market seems a little smaller so it was a little disappointing, hopefully it was... Read full review
  • Toni T
    Bramley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    So much to see.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 20th March 2019
    Portsmouth historic Shipyard is a stunner there is such a lot to see and do.you can visit the Mary Rose or the Victory both history from the sea. Read full review

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