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Horrible Histories Pirates: The Exhibition
Get ready for a swashbuckling adventure like no other just in time for Easter. Horrible Histories Pirates opens on 6 April for all you landlubbers out there. Follow a bossy pirate parrot and his ratty shipmate on a hilarious journey as you discover wicked weapons, terrible tactics and prisoner punishment used by legendary pirates.
Jolly Roger: A Symbol of Terror and Pride
Tales of piracy are brought to the fore in The National Museum of the Royal Navy's newest exhibition, Jolly Roger: A Symbol of Terror and Pride. The new exhibition tells the story of the skull and crossbones flag, commonly known as the Jolly Roger, which has been associated with pirates for centuries.
New for 2019
HMS Warrior re-imagined
Come onboard the great ‘Round-Britain Tour’ as we travel the length and breadth of the British Isles showcasing Her Majesty’s great warship, HMS Warrior. At sea for many years, we’re proud to bring this masterpiece of ingenuity to you, the tax payers of this mighty kingdom, now to the Royal Dockyard in Portsmouth.
Commemorating D-Day 75
Join us as we remember those who fought for us in Operation Overland during the Second World War at special events throughout the year at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
Whether you're listening to an interesting talk from a historian to viewing one-of-a-kind sculptures, each event commemorates the memory of servicemen who gave their lives for us. Discover what events are planned with growing D-Day 75 guide.