All Aboard at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

A visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard has now got even better as it can now also include a visit to the Mary Rose, King Henry VIII’s favourite ship, sank in battle in 1545 and raised from the waters just outside the Dockyard in 1982.

Visit HMS Victory and see Nelson’s legendary warship, dive deep onboard HMS Alliance or take a Harbour Tour and discover a working naval base from the water. Leave nothing undiscovered with an Ultimate Explorer Ticket and visit Britain’s top National Museum for naval and maritime heritage, the National Museum of the Royal Navy to discover the stories of the Georgian Navy alongside twentieth and twenty-first century sailors.

Experience traditional boatbuilding techniques at Boathouse 4 or learn the history of Royal Navy armaments at Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower. Step aboard HMS Warrior, the pride of Queen Victoria’s fleet and compare her iron-hull with the steel hull of the only surviving ship from the First World War Gallipoli Campaign, M.33.

Consistently voted as one of the top things to do in Portsmouth on TripAdvisor, we're proud to deliver a great family day out in Portsmouth. Get the Ultimate Explorer Ticket today, for a whole year in one amazing ticket.

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