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:

    • Lisa L
      Peterborough, United Kingdom
      Fabulous Exhibits - Fantastic Day
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 30th July 2021
      There was some confusion upon arrival as our tickets were from 2020 but due to lockdown were unable to go. We were sent a Returner ID which needs using with the original tickets which we never... Read full review
    • Jeanette H
      Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
      Ecellent Value
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 1st August 2021
      Fantastic day. great value for money. Everywhere clean and great cafes and restaurants to eat at value for money. Got the Ultimum Ticket which includes all 10 attractions and can be used for a whole... Read full review
    • W0rdSmith
      United Kingdom
      Great day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 2nd August 2021
      We really enjoyed our time here, exploring and learning. Nice cafe's and lots to see and do. It was a little pricey to get in but well worth it. Read full review

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