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

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is the UK’s premier destination for naval history and is a must-see for anyone visiting the South of England.

Visit Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for a truly memorable family day out. Explore historic ships, including Lord Nelson’s world famous flagship HMS Victory, Queen Victoria’s HMS Warrior 1860 and the only surviving ship from the First World War’s Gallipoli Campaign, HMS M.33.

Explore Cold War era submarine HMS Alliance and see what life was like beneath the waves for those onboard. Visit blockbuster exhibition, 36 hours: Jutland 1916, The Battle That Won The War, to find out about the greatest naval battle ever fought. Your day out won’t be complete without an adventure-packed trip to Action Stations, where you can train like a Royal Marines Commando or try the Ninja Force assault course, an attraction based on TV’s popular Ninja Warrior series. Add in a Harbour Tour to cruise around Portsmouth Harbour and see the ships of the modern Royal Navy.

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

Admission price 




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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Horrible Histories Pirates: The Exhibition

06/04/2019 - 31/12/2019

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Avast ye! Plunder no more - Horrible Histories ® Pirates: The Exhibition ‘lands ahoe’ at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard from Saturday 6... 

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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Valid from 01/01/2019 until 31/12/2019

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