Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Is Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Open?

Covid-19 Update: Closed until further notice. For the most up-to-date information visit their official website via the link above or view our list of Hampshire attractions.

About This Attraction

View the Warrior Webcam!

Man the guns and hide the rum!

Horrible Histories® Pirates: The Exhibition has arrived at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. The bestselling Horrible Histories series takes families on an action-packed adventure through the pirate underworld as the gruesome histories of their lives at sea are revealed.

Young buccaneers can create their very own pirate flag, scream and shout in the Pirate Tavern or try out different weapons from cannons to cutlasses. Take a right rollicking ride back in time to when pirates ruled the waves and ordinary men feared the call of the corsair.

The Full Navy Ticket is the best value ticket and gives you access to this exciting new exhibition.  The ticket will also give you entry to our historic ships, including the star of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson’s world famous flagship HMS Victory, Queen Victoria’s HMS Warrior and the only surviving ship from the First World War’s Gallipoli campaign, HMS M.33. Take the complimentary waterbus to Gosport and explore Cold War submarine HMS Alliance where you will have the opportunity to look through her working periscopes, and see, hear and even smell how life was lived under the sea. 

10am to 5:30pm April – October (summer)
10am to 5pm November – March (winter)
Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.




Family 1 adult plus 3 children:

Family 2 adults plus 3 children:

These tickets are valid for a year and allow you to visit time and time again.

Visitors will save 20% when they use their HTA voucher!

Why should I visit?

    • HMS Victory
    • Action Stations
    • HMS Warrior 1860
    • Harbour Tours
    • Boat House 4


Assistance dogs allowed
Baby changing facilities
Disabled access
Disabled parking available
Facilities for the partially sighted available on request
Gift shop
Hearing loop / hearing aids available on request
Suitable for ages 12 and above
Suitable for ages 3 and above
Suitable for ages 5 and above
Suitable for ages 8 and above
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Voucher / Offer


Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Valid from 31st Dec 2019 until 31st Dec 2020

20% off tickets

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Where to find us


Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Visitor Centre
Victory Gate
HM Naval Base

Find us online

By car
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is less than 5 miles from Junction 12 of the M27, follow the brown and white signs to ‘Historic Dockyard’ which will lead you to the official 295 space car park which is located only 400 yards from the entrance at Victory Gate. If this car park is full there are others within close proximity at Gunwharf Quays and Havant Street.

By train
South West Trains run frequent trains from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, with a journey time of only 90 minutes. There are also regular services to and from Southampton Central with links to the South West and the West country. Portsmouth Harbour train station is only 200 yards from the entrance to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

By bus
Many local and regional bus services stop at the Hard Interchange (adjacent to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard entrance). Please visit First Bus, Stagecoach or Bluestar Bus services for the most up to date routes and timetables.

Kids activities

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There is so much for kids to do at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, some of the activities include

  • Climbing walls
  • Ninja Force
  • Sky Tykes a fun boat trip around the harbour
  • Simulators