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
Single Attraction - Adult £24.00 per ticket
Single Attraction - Child £19.00 per ticket
Single Attraction - Concession £23.00 per ticket
Three Attraction - Adult £34.00 per ticket
Three Attraction - Child £24.00 per ticket
Three Attraction - Concession £33.00 per ticket
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


Attraction Tickets include entry to your choice of 10 different attractions including the Mary Rose, but do not include a Harbour Tour, which can be purchased separately.
Ultimate Explorer Tickets allow for unlimited visits to all attractions, for a whole year, and include a Harbour Tour.

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:

  • jaisingh
    coventry
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Unclear communications
    1 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 13th December 2020
    We went as a family at the start of September. Got there to discover at the main gate that your not even allowed to walk (without paying to £24 per person online in advance) around the dockyard and... Read full review
  • helenrE3988NJ
    Sutton, United Kingdom
    Fantastic day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 14th December 2020
    Fantastic experience - particularly Warrior where the 3 actors playing different crew members gave a fascinating insight into how the ship worked and what everyday life was like. We much preferred... Read full review
  • TalDarkLeanMean
    Staines, United Kingdom
    Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 30th January 2021
    This little port in this little city holds many world records. Portsmouth has been associated with navy long before Britannia ruled the waves. The city has seen invasions from vikings, Romans, French... Read full review

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