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The Full Navy Ticket is now available to buy online

All hands on deck! Portsmouth is home to the Royal Navy and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is the world’s leading destination for naval history, so from today, we’ve changed the name of our 11 attraction ticket to Full Navy Ticket. We want to keep it simple and make the most of what makes us special – and that is the Royal Navy. Our historic ships, museums, artefacts, exhibitions – they all have one thing in common – and that’s the Royal Navy.

Diana McCormack, Senior Conservator reviewing Trafalgar sail

It has lain unseen for the last six years but now HMS Victory’s Trafalgar Sail, the only surviving foretopsail from the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, is set to be unveiled on 21 July for a limited time this summer.

Appeal to serving personnel and veterans for stories behind their tattoos

National Museum of the Royal Navy launches an appeal to serving personnel and veterans for stories behind their tattoos

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard celebrates Armed Forces Day 2018

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will be hosting a free Armed Forces Day event on 30 June 2018, and there will be a special appearance from a full-size replica Spitfire MK26 from Ace Squadron as a special tribute to the past.