Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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  • Address: Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-2392839766
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, History Museum, Landmark, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - Review

The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard has a number of attractions in its compound that will keep you busy for the whole day and more. It has the Mary Rose Museum, HMS Victory and HMS Warrior, HMS Alliance and the fascinating submarine of World war era. For navy enthusiasts, there is the Royal Navy Museum which is a treasure chest of information and education. You can easily spend a whole day at this dockyard exploring the naval mysteries of Portsmouth. There are a number of cafes and shops in the premises for all your souvenir and refreshment needs. The navy ships have been maintained really well and provide visitors an insight on a number naval artifacts and events.

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Information

  • The all attraction ticket lasts for a year.
  • Book online to avoid queues.
  • Wheelchair access is available.

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Ticket Prices

All Attraction Ticket: 

  • For Adult: 25.60 GBP
  • Children (5 to 15, under 5s are free): 18.40 GBP
  • Senior (60+): 23 GBP
  • Family (2 adults and up to 3 children): 68 GBP
  • Family (1 adult and up to 3 children): 51.60 GBP
  • Disabled (plus accompanying carer): 18.40 GBP

Tickets for individual attractions are available too

How To reach Portsmouth Historic Dockyard by Public Transport

  • Nearest bus stop: The Hard Interchange (Stop G), Curzon Howe Road (E Bound).

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  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Address: Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ, United Kingdom
  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Contact Number: +44-2392839766
  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Portsmouth Historic Dockyard(preferred time): 10:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Portsmouth Historic Dockyard: 04:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

  • 95% of people who visit Portsmouth include Portsmouth Historic Dockyard in their plan

  • 82.68% of people start their Portsmouth Historic Dockyard visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

91.28% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

People normally club together Hythe Ferry and Hms Warrior 1860 while planning their visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

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  • Fantastic for anyone who loves naval history and engineering. Very family friendly. Amazing helpful and knowledgeable staff along with outstanding and passionate volunteers to increase and support your understanding of Naval life. Exceptionally easy to get to by public transport as it is adjacent to the train, bus and ferry terminals. It was fabulous to see the brand new HMS Elizabeth and find out more about her construction. I was also lucky enough to be on-site for a 21 gun salute acknowledging the Queen's anniversary of her succession to the throne. I have now visited HMS Victory, Mary Rose, HMS Warrior, HMS Alliance, Submarine museum, HMS M.33, Naval museum, Jutland, Action Stations, Boat House 4 (including the restaurant) and the Harbour Tour. Looking forward to the Royal Marines Museum opening in 2020. This time I purchased annual tickets online as they were the best value for money. Additional charge applies for Mini Ports, Laser Quest and Mary Rose. The HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin is also worth a try and available by the bottle from the gift shops.

  • Absolutely fantastic place for everyone to visit, with stacks of history Nelson's HMS victory plus HMS warrior & the Mary Rose museum, with simulators and harbour tours. Lesser known ships are as fascinating. It's well kept and maintained. Lots of activities for children on half term/school holidays. Lots of eateries, gift shops, action stations, with climbing walls for children, laser Quest other fun activities. Wheelchair accessible entrances. Public transport trains & coaches to Portsmouth harbour. Clean and tidy toilets. Very helpful and friendly staff. Highly recommend for those much interested in history. Awesome experience! 10/10

  • Great place to spend a few hours. Not too expensive. Mary Rose isn't included in multi ticket though. Victory was great. Electronic guide was good but focused more on the Battle of Trafalgar rather than on the ship itself which i thought a shame. Warrior is great but no guide.

  • 8 attractions, lots of eateries (not cheap so take packed lunches if you don't want to fork out), stacks of history. Children love Action Stations, with climbing walls, Laser Quest and other fun activities. Adults adore The Mary Rose Museum. During school holidays, the museum has fun activities for children. A tremendous day out but you'll need several days to make the most of everything on offer! Update: Mary Rose Museum tickets now need be purchased separately, either at the designated ticket office at the Dockyard entrance gate or in the Mary Rose Museum itself.

  • Loved looking around the historic docks. It is well laid out with plenty of information and obliging staff. Only went on board the HMS Warrior and Victory, both excellent to see. There are eleven sights to visit in all but as we were only there for the day we couldn't possibly see them all. Looking forward to another visit in the future.

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