Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

This attraction is temporarily closed

Attraction closed

Further to recent updates from the Government on the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard has made the decision to temporarily close until further notice as a precautionary measure. Visit historicdockyard.co.uk for full details and further updates.

Travel to 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. A visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard takes you on a journey through time, allowing you to step onboard world-famous ships.

With multiple attractions in one ticket, there’s something to suit everyone. You’ll be wowed by the sights and sounds of naval history, brought to life by our knowledgeable staff, actors and volunteers.

Climb onboard majestic warships, explore heroic submarines and uncover some of the navy’s best kept secrets with first-hand accounts from the Royal Navy’s finest, past and present.

The Full Navy ticket is valid for a year, allowing you to return again and again. New for 2019 is Horrible Histories® Pirates: The Exhibition. 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.

Offer details - 2 for 1 on Full Navy Tickets at the visitor centre when you book your coach travel to Portsmouth with us. Simply present your National Express coach ticket to staff and gain 2 for 1 entry to:

  • Horrible Histories® Pirates: The Exhibition.
  • Famous naval vessels - HMS Victory, HMS Warrior, HMS M.33, HMS Alliance at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum.
  • The National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth.
  • Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower.
  • Jolly Roger: A Symbol of Terror and Pride. 
  • Harbour Tours.
  • The Dockyard Apprentice Exhibition.
  • Family attractions - Action Stations and Boathouse 4.
  • Full terms & conditions apply*.

Note: For day-trips, it is advised that customers do not take large items of luggage with them as these items will not be permitted onto the attraction site. For full opening times and other useful information visit the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard official website 

Why travel by coach?

  • Save money - enjoy great value coach fares and 2 for 1 on Full Navy Tickets when you present your National Express coach ticket at the attraction!
  • Save time - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is only a 5 minute walk from our coach stop at The Hard, Portsmouth. 
  • Stay up to date on your day of travel with our Coach Tracker.
  • Find out more about our modern fleet of coaches.

Offer Terms & Conditions

*2 for 1 offer valid on Full Navy Tickets only and includes adult (16 to 64 years), child (5 to 15 years) and senior tickets (65+). Offer is not valid on 29th and 30th November or 1st December. Redemption can be made by showing a valid national express ticket or e-ticket to attraction staff on the indicated date of outbound or return travel. Tickets to be purchased in the Visitor Centre, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Not valid on tickets purchased online or with any other offer. No need to pre-book for opening times go to www.historicdockyard.co.uk. Harbour Tours and waterbus transfers to/from sites are subject to availability and available on a first come, first served basis. Offer redeemable only with National Express Coach ticket displaying destination which includes 'Portsmouth'. National Express and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard reserve the right to withdraw, amend or replace the offer without prior notification. Offer ends 31 March 2020.

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