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College Road | HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ, England
+44 23 9289 3338
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“laser quest” (18 reviews)
“climbing wall” (17 reviews)
“great fun” (8 reviews)
College Road | HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ, England
+44 23 9289 3338
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Loved it, was fun for adults and children. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Would definitely recommend and go again.

1  Thank Spanola81
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

This would have to be the worst value for money I've experienced - we paid 18 pounds for myself to chaperone 2 children at 13 pounds each for an exhibit that was half closed (you can't go upstairs today because there's a conference on!! But...More

5  Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Stopped off here, briefly, whilst waiting for the waterbus in the naval dockyard. This is an interactive place where you can do everything from flying in a simulator to firing a machine gun. Plenty of things to keep the children (and some adults like me)...More

Thank johnwiltshire
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Lots of physical things for kids to do - climbing walls, shooting things, controlling things etc etc. Staff were helpful and friendly. Great for kids under 12.

Thank Julia R
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Visited today and really impressed, despite it being half term the hall was not too busy, had a lot of exhibitions for all ages spread out. There were hardly any waits for any of the attractions inside and the kids "rope walk" was amazing! Well...More

Thank DaveNelson_UK
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Went to the Action Stations just after Christmas, and there was hardly anyone in Action Stations (probably a max of 20 people) - for a Saturday this was amazingly quiet, so meant that all climbing walls, moving climbing frame, reaction game, and helicopter sim could...More

Thank NikJ
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

This was our first visit having bought a Groupon pass for the dockyard for a year. Staff were very friendly, and our visit took place between Christmas and new year. It was very quite, great time visit as no queues. A numbers of seats are...More

Thank fozzie1189
Reviewed 3 November 2014

During busy periods the most action you will experience at action stations is queuing long periods. Naturally it is quieter during the week and when the children are at school and so is more enjoyable. The children enjoy the climbing wall but even then they...More

3  Thank walshyfamily
Will B, Front Office Manager at Action Stations, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2014

Thank you for your review. Please allow me to shed some light on your points. As I'm sure you can understand, at peak times we limit the climbing time on our Climbing Tower to 3 minutes to ensure that queuing times are as minimal as...More

Reviewed 30 October 2014

Ok it was half term when I visited with my 5yr old grandson and so it was busy. However, it doesn't help when some of the attractions aren't working and the young staff seem unable or unwilling to take control and move kids on when...More

3  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Our first visit with our 2 children. The queues were too long for the activities and not enough of the activities to do, there was only one helicopter flight simulator and the visitor in there just stayed for multiple goes, there was no one to...More

3  Thank taliababe
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