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Devonport Naval Heritage Centre

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Corner of Albany St and Granby Way Devonport, Plymouth PL1 4RW, England
+44 1752 552326
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Naval Heritage Centre & HMS Courageous

A great day out for anyone into naval history or even just looking for something really different... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
brit-oz-lin
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Educational visit

I took my students to this venue it was thoroughly interesting for them and they felt they had... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Angie M
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The Devonport Naval Heritage Site and Visitor Centre records the development of The Dockyard and Plymouth's pivotal role in supporting the Royal Navy through major conflicts since 1300, including two World Wars. Through its collections, interactive...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Corner of Albany St and Granby Way Devonport, Plymouth PL1 4RW, England
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+44 1752 552326
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great day out for anyone into naval history or even just looking for something really different .... and all of it completely free!!! We started with a 2 hour tour of the Heritage Centre with Nick Williams, ex RN. Loads to see and we...More

1  Thank brit-oz-lin
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I took my students to this venue it was thoroughly interesting for them and they felt they had learnt so much of our history.

1  Thank Angie M
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

i recently organised a trip to this museum for 40 car club members with lunch we all enjoyed a wonderful four hours with excellent informative staff who all had time to show explain and answer questions coffee before and after the tour plus an excellent...More

1  Thank bernard c
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Toured this boat today. Very, very interesting and informative. I plan to take this tour again. A fascinating glimpse of life aboard a nuke.

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

well worth a visit the naval history of Plymouth and the royal navy through the years plenty of things to keep youngsters amused, please try and book a trip on the nuclear submarine HMS Conqueror good to see people proud of the Navy Tradition

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

First the good - HMS Courageous is an extremely interesting and informative exhibit that vividly brings home the reality of service under the sea thanks in no small prt to the professionalism of the tour guides. The same, however, could not be said of the...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Would highly recommend a visit to HMS "Courageous." I was enthralled, and greatly entertained by the conducted tour from ex submariner Mark. He brought the past back to life and never failed to answer the many questions fired at him! What grand job these volunteers...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

5 of us made the visit to HMS Courageous with ages from 24-62...you are transported through the dockyard by mini bus which is interesting (they could make more of this 3 mile journey) to to the submarine ...when we visited there were several other decommissioned...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The tour was difficult to arrange because the centre is not always manned but it was certainly worth the wait. Our guide (Russ) was a very experienced submariner who really brought the tour to life with fascinating anecdotes from his sea-going days. It included some...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The family went and we first did the heritage tour. It lasted 2 hours which was slightly too long for the children, but it was informative and interesting. The guide was good. It got slightly tedious when we were being shown cutlery and crockery, but...More

Thank Lozguard
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hi i would have thought so yes
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Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will investigate removing these pictures. Hopefully we will soon be joining forces with our friends in NMRN and will therefore be able to share these pictures to the... More
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Stephen W
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Courageous tours are conducted by civilian volunteers from all over Devon and Cornwall who freely give their time to allow us to offer this exceptional opportunity to the general public. To justify their effort we require a... More
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