Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • 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: Museums, History Museums, Landmark, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Specialty Museums

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.

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

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

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

  • 79.47% 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, Wednesday and Saturday

92.86% 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.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • My partner and I visited the Portsmouth Dockyard during the Dickens Christmas Festival. It was a superb event, with stalls and individual crafts, music and people dressed in Victorian fashion walking around. We spotted Fagin with his boys, chimney sweeps and lady’s and gentlemen in their finery. There was even a snow machine which gave it all a really authentic feel. We popped in to the Boathouse for hot beverages and discovered the best GLUTEN FREE CAKES we have ever tasted! A BIG thank you to Karen, the lovely lady who was in charge, she made our day, and certainly knows how to make people feel welcome..... we will definitely return again soon!!

  • One of the main historical attractions of the area, the historic dockyard is a must if you visit Portsmouth. Within the dockyard, you can visit Nelson's flag ship the HMS Victory in which the great sea hero was killed at Trafalgar in October 1805, see the first British Navy's iron ship the HMS Warrior which is a 40-gun steam-powered armoured frigate built for the Royal Navy in 1859–1861. She was the name ship of the Warrior-class ironclads. Plus you can visit , for a little extra the preserved Mary Rose built by Henry VIII and sank in battle in 1545. There is a great restaurant in Boathouse number 7, and several other great maritime museums on the site.

  • This was a great visit. So much more than I expected. The Warrior and the Victory alone can take a day. Recommend the history talkers as well. 4 sorry stories about historical events partly acted and narrated. My kids were glued. Word of warning for the Victory, if over 6ft expect little if no headroom....bad back!!!

  • The Mary Rose exhibition is very impressive and a must see. A lot of work and some very clever design put in place to help visitors Bette understand. Food was poor, maybe visit Costa or something else in town. Gift shops are huge and full of selections. All staffs are very friendly and knowledgeable. Perfect for a family day out

  • Got a family ticket valid for 1 year. Well worth the money. So much going on here. About 4 visits so far, still not seen /done all that is available yet. Boats trips, museums, ships, making a rope was one highlight! Staff very friendly and knowable. Security good as well..

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