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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
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* 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, 20th April 2018 - Saturday, 21st April 2018

Zeebrugge: The Centenary Conference at Portsmouth Historic DockyardThe centenary of the daring Zeebrugge raid which attempted to blockade the German forces at the Belgian port will be commemorated with a weekend-long conference at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult All Attraction£35.00 per ticket
Child All Attraction£15.00 per ticket
Disabled All Attraction Plus Carer£31.50 per ticket
Family All Attraction (1+3)£45.00 per ticket
Family All Attraction (2+3)£75.00 per ticket
Senior All Attraction£31.50 per ticket
Student All Attraction£31.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

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

Children & Infants

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

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)
  • Railway station within walking distance

Catering

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

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

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

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

Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

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

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Recent Reviews:

  • Hungry H
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Interesting history
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 24th February 2018
    Great exhibits, very well presented and fascinating to wander around getting up, close and personal with our amazing naval heritage First day of a year pass today - did Harbour Boat tour, Victory... Read full review
  • Altheguy
    Redditch, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Awesome
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 23rd February 2018
    This place is a must-go if you're in Portsmouth. So many brilliant ships to see and so much interesting history to learn! Spent more or less the whole day here, just walking around. I would recommend... Read full review
  • Michael F
    Telford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Brilliant day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 23rd February 2018
    Make sure you buy the ticket that includes all the exhibits as it is much much cheaper than paying for each individually. The HMS Victory and the submarine museum in Gosport are worth the ticket... Read full review

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