GENERAL OPENING TIMES
Welcoming you to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
We are looking forward to welcoming you back to our ships, museums and attractions. We have made some changes to our opening hours and some attractions will unfortunately not be open. Please do check back for further details as we may make further changes over the coming weeks. For the safety of our visitors and staff we will be continuing to carry out regular bag checks. Find out more on this and some of the broader safety and security measures we are taking on our COVID-19 page.
General opening times
Until 3 November, all attractions will be open everyday from 10am. After this time, attractions will move to winter opening times.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Dockyard opens daily from 10.00 - 17.00 (last entry 16.30).
ROYAL NAVY SUBMARINE MUSEUM
The Royal Navy Submarine Museum is open Monday to Sunday from 10.00 – 17.00 (last entry 16.30) until 5th September 2021..
EXPLOSION MUSEUM OF NAVAL FIREPOWER
The Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower is open Monday to Sunday from 10.00 – 17.00 (last entry 16.30) until 5th September 2021.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING ATTRACTIONS ARE CURRENTLY NOT OPEN:
Action Stations and Laser Quest.
THIS SERVICE WILL REOPEN ON WEDNESDAY 23RD JUNE.
Due to the continuation of covid restriction, the boat will be operating at a greatly reduced capacity. It will take a maximum of 30 visitors, depending on the size of family/bubble groups.
Get onboard our Waterbus service which makes it easier to travel between the Historic Dockyard site, the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, and Explosion Museum.
The Waterbus runs at weekends only during winter opening (November to March inclusive).
The Waterbus is subject to availability and prevailing weather conditions and its availability cannot be guaranteed. The waterbus leaves from the jetty alongside HMS Warrior. Please see the table below for the waterbus departure times.