Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is the UK’s premier destination for naval history. Home to 3 ships, 3 submarines and 3 award-winning museums, it is a must-see for anyone visiting the South of England.Visit Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for a truly memorable day out. Explore historic ships, including 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. Explore Cold War submarine HMS Alliance and see what life was like beneath the waves for those onboard. Your day out won’t be complete without an adventure-packed trip to Action Stations, where you can train like a Royal Marines Commando. Add in a Harbour Tour to cruise around Portsmouth Harbour and see the ships of the modern Royal Navy.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a great day out for all the family. Offering a unique experience and situated within a working Naval Base, the Historic Dockyard is the only place in the world to see the Royal Navy past, present and future. As well as all the maritime history you could ask for, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard also offers a wide range of catering options for when you are ready to take a break from exploring. Choose from a variety including Costa Coffee, Boathouse #4, Boathouse No. 7 Restaurant and new for 2018 is the Copper Kettle café onboard HMS Warrior. Your Full Navy Ticket valid for a year and gives you entry to: • HMS Victory: The world’s most celebrated warship has undergone her biggest change. A major reinterpretation of her visitor route through the ship enables visitors to follow in the footsteps of Nelson, its most famous Admiral. • HMS Warrior 1860: The world’s first iron-hulled, armoured warship launched in 1860 and never fired a shot in anger, yet changed naval warfare forever. • HMS M.33: Discover the only surviving ship from the First World War’s Gallipoli campaign. • 36 hours: Jutland 1916, The Battle That Won The War: This new exhibition from The National Museum of the Royal Navy reveals the story behind the greatest naval battle in history. • The National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth: Home to Britain’s only museum dedicated to the men and women of the Royal Navy spanning several hundred years. • Action Stations: Home to dozens of interactive adventures, including Ninja Force and Britain’s tallest indoor climbing tower and the new Making of a Royal Marines Commando exhibition. • Boathouse 4: A great new family attraction within the Historic Dockyard, with hands-on children’s activities. There is the Forgotten Craft exhibition which pays tribute to the heroic small naval craft and crews of the past. • HMS Alliance at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum: Discover a world beneath the sea by walking on board HMS Alliance - it’s as if she is about to leave for sea. Take a peek through the working periscopes and see, hear and even smell how life was lived underwater. • Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower: Home to a unique collection that includes torpedoes, modern missiles - and even a nuclear bomb. • The Dockyard Apprentice Exhibition: The story of Dockyard life during the early years of the 20th Century when the great Dreadnought battleships were being constructed. • Harbour Tours: A sailor’s eye view of the Historic Dockyard, and the warships of the modern Royal Navy. Also included in the ticket is the waterbus – a complimentary boat ride from Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to the Royal Navy Submarine Museum and Explosion (subject to availability and available on a first come, first served basis).