A spooky adventure awaits one and all
Take your little monsters on a whirlwind tour of the Historic Dockyard this Halloween as you come face to face with battle-worn sailors on an interactive trail. Characters from the past bring epic stories to life as you hear superstitions from those who worked onboard HMS Victory during the Battle of Trafalgar.
Plus, plenty of gruesome family fun with frightening films in Action Station, gory make-up workshops and spooky activities across Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
Gruesome fun for all the family
An amputation at sea was nothing new for sailors during the Victorian era - one which often resulted in death. This Halloween, let your little horror’s gory side run riot with a prosthetic wound or cut.
Take part in mask creation in our spooky family activities. Make the most of your annual pass with a valid attraction ticket.
Take on our trick or treat trail
The Dockyard can be a spooky place, even during the day. Go on a scarily-super trick or treat trail for kid ghouls, witches and zombies. Tread carefully across the Historic Dockyard, as you step onboard our spooky ships and inside our museums.
If you complete your daring day out, you’ll win a tasty treat to take home.
Jack the Painter Lives
Discover his story this Halloween as you witness true terror at the hands of Portsmouth's own Guy Fawkes. As you hear distant screams and the smell of burning wood, Jack the Painter walks the cobbles once more in search of his next victim.
Museums After Dark introduce a brand new Halloween experience not for the faint hearted. Meet characters from the past, learn about their stories and how Jack the Painter came to his horrifying end. Be scared on 30 - 31 October with multiple time slots available.
Ghost Stories from Priddy's Hard
The secrets of Priddy's Hard in Gosport are revealed in Ghost Stories as you follow legendary ghost-hunter, Thomas Carnacki who's on a mission by Her Majesty's government to remove the spirits lurking inside the Grand Magazine Building.
Join in on this one of a kind ghost hunt as mysteries are revealed and the past comes back to haunt... quite literally.