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Monday, 12 January 2015 00:00

UK Education tickets

For more detailed information on planning an education visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, please see our learning section.

Self Guided Discovery Visits - prices are per pupil for UK Education Groups

AttractionKS 1-4
HMS Victory & National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth £4.00
HMS Warrior 1860 £4.00
Action Stations £4.00
HMS M33 & National Museum of the Royal Navy £4.00
36 Hours: Jutland Exhibition & National Museum of the Royal Navy  £4.00
2 of the attractions listed above £6.50
3 of the attractions listed above £8.50

Accompanying Adults:

KS1: 1 free adult for every complete group of 5 pupils

KS2 and above: 1 free adult for every complete group of 8 pupils

Additional Adults:

1 attraction £7.00

2 attractions £8.00

3 attractions £9.00

To qualify for discounted rates, a group must comprise of at least 15 people.

To book a self-guided discovery visit or one of our extensive range of workshops please complete the online booking form. To qualify for the above discounted rates, bookings must be made at least 10 working days before the date you wish to visit. Our sales team can advise on facilities and availability and help you to plan an itinerary for your day. Please telephone: 02392 839766 (option 3) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday, 12 January 2015 00:00

Lights, Camera, Action...Stations!

Lights, Camera, Action...Stations! KS3&4

English at Action Stations

Students create their own film trailer or make a news broadcast using our green screen. Once it has been edited they will watch it in the Action Stations cinema, where their hard work really comes to life. This session can be adapted to focus on most topics or schemes of work.

£9.00 per student.

Monday, 12 January 2015 00:00

Maths and Science in Action

Maths and Science in Action KS3&4

Maths and Science at Action Stations

In this workshop pupils can explore how aerodynamics and ballistics are used in the design of modern shells.

The session starts with a short introduction to the science of ballistics and the history of artillery. Pupils then work in teams to construct their own shell to be fired from our compressed air cannon. Pupils will use data to predict the range and impact point of their shell.

Price: £10 per student

Monday, 12 January 2015 00:00

Information Communication & Technology

Information Communication & Technology 

Allow us to show you how this 1840s Boathouse was converted into an interactive tourist attraction. Students will learn about the hardware and software that goes into running our exhibits and displays on a daily basis. The behind the scenes tour offers an extensive insight into how technology had advanced and changed over the past decade and how a modern tourist attraction has to keep refreshed in order to stay up to date. Students will also take an in-depth look at our Laser Quest arena, exploring the technology that powers it and the ins and outs of the arena itself.  

Suitable for all Key Stages

£9.00 per student.

Monday, 12 January 2015 00:00

Leisure, Tourism, Marketing & Business

Leisure, Tourism, Marketing & Business KS3&4

Business at Action Stations

With talks and visits to both Action Stations and the Spinnaker Tower, students will take a look into the marketing, branding and customer service aspects of each business.

£12.00 per student.

Monday, 12 January 2015 00:00

Team Challenge

Team Challenge ALL STAGES

Physical Education at Action Stations

Pupils work together in teams to complete different challenges that are scored to produce a winning team. There are a variety of challenges that can be adapted to the group – we will be happy to design a bespoke programme to suit.

All Key Stages

£8.00 per student.

Monday, 12 January 2015 00:00

Spy Workshop

Spy Workshop KS1&2

History at Action Stations

A look at the world through the eyes of a spy, focusing on a Portsmouth based story that resulted in a not so happy ending! In this workshop, students will be sent on a secret mission around Action Stations, be put to the challenge of deciphering codes, taking part in our code and cipher workshop and exploring both modern and historic methods of espionage.

£8.00 per student.

Monday, 12 January 2015 00:00

Pirate life!

Pirate Shipmates KS1

History at the NMRN

What would it have been like to be a famous pirate like Blackbeard?  Find out in this hands-on activity session. From handling a real cutlass and flintlock pistol to role play and knot tying, this session will bring to life a swashbuckling pirate life on the high seas!

£8.00 per student.

Monday, 12 January 2015 00:00

Discovery Visits

Discovery Visits All

A Discovery Visit is a teacher-led, self-guided visit to one attraction within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

£4.00 for 1 attraction, £6.50 for two attractions and £8.50 for three attractions per student.

Friday, 09 January 2015 00:00

Where do I get the Harbour Tour?

The Harbour Tour leaves from the jetty alongside HMS Warrior 1860 (subject to availability).

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