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“A must if you value our naval history.”

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
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Ranked #2 of 126 things to do in Portsmouth
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Owner description: Featuring the Mary Rose Museum and world famous ships HMS Victory and HMS Warrior 1860. Plus visit HMS Alliance, the only remaining WW2 era British ocean going submarine, and the M33, the sole remaining British veteran of the bloody Dardanelles Campaign of 1915-1916. Also including the National Museum Royal Navy Portsmouth, Action Stations and the Harbour Tours, as well as the new Women in the Navy Exhibition and the Jutland Exhibition, there's plenty to see and do. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a great day out for all the family. Situated within a working Naval Base, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is the only place in the world to see the Royal Navy past, present and future - a must see for anyone visiting the south of England.
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

So many things to see, so much to absorb, so much to take in but with restaurants and cafes there you can take your time.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing view of harbour and beyond. Plenty of places of naval history to visit;HM/Submarine Alliance & museum, Historic Naval Dockyard.

Thank Keith R
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

So many things to comment on.
Boat building- fascinating
Warrior- loved it
Mary Rose... got to go again (3rd visit)
Antique shop... very knowledgable chap.. great stuff..
So much more to see!

Thank galina j
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

If you are into history, boats or the military this is a great day out, The Mary Rose is something I would encourage anyone to go and see, it is simply fascinating and one of Englands historocal treasures! Plently of activities for children and the recent Pirates of the Caribbean films make The Victory really exciting and so a great opportuntity for parents to drop in some real hard historical facts while the kids feel they are playing swashbuckling pirate adventures, just watch your head as you are going in, take it from me! Theres a great boat ride to take, sunny days are always a better option for this activity but if you are hardcore Portsmoith Docks lovers like us then any time of year will do and they run frequently so you can fit it in to wherever you like in your schedual. To fully see and do everything there its either an entire day or to do at a more leisurely pace i would recommend a night in one of the hotels around of which you can find really cheaply or splash out and and make it a luxurious stop over. The tickets you buy at the Docks are valid for a year, and this is definately a place you will find yourself coming back to. I have had these yearly tickets before at places like The Eden Project etc but never ended up taking advantage of the opportunity (mainly because of distance tbh there) but this has so very much to see and do for all ages its comletely worth the money, particually as its not too much more than you would expect for a single day out. Concessions availble also. Id say we average around 6 to 10 times a year so I always feel we get amazing value for money, during the summer holidays we always get a car full of my sons school friends for a day out, I cant rate it higher. We live a 2 hour drive away, but as previously mentioned if you live a long way away, make a weekend of it and stay over.

Thank Natalie R
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VE_Team_PHD, Manager at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Hi Natalie,

Thank you for leaving us a review, we're really glad you have been enjoying Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and getting the most out of your all attractions ticket!

We look forward to welcoming you back again this summer.

Best wishes,
VE Team

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

I visited here in Christmas week. The pricing encourages the purchase of a one-year all attractions ticket which even on-line and for seniors still costs over £25-but worth it. In a day in Portsmouth (and another in Gosport) you cannot see more than a few things especially in winter. The Mary Rose, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior were wonderful to visit.

Thank Ivor M
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