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Dockyard Apprentice

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19 College Road, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ, England
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Not prominent but well worth the visit

We visited here as part of the all attraction package and we found it when we were heading for a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shows life in the dockyard in days gone by

Interesting exhibition about life working in the Dockyard during the war years. You could easily... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
alison p
Stafford, United Kingdom
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19 College Road, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ, England

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited here as part of the all attraction package and we found it when we were heading for a cuppa but put that off to have quick look, but actually stayed longer. Fascinating to see all the craftsmanship, engineering and interesting displays.

Thank PortsmouthNorman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting exhibition about life working in the Dockyard during the war years. You could easily miss the exhibition thoughave as it is tucked in behind a shop and cafe.

Thank alison p
Reviewed 11 July 2017

One of the few places one does not think about if your father was an apprentice during the second world war this is the place for you of many an old photographs on display

Thank Eric A
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Part of the Museum showing many an old trade from ship building plus sounds of the time and showing HMS Sirius ships bell and war record which was aboard HMS Sirius in the Wardroom Flat/officer cabin area.

Thank whiteginger2016
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We were just wondering past and considered going in when a very friendly man Geoff Johnston spoke to us and said it is worth seeing , so we went in and he kindly pointed out a few things to look at in general to myself...More

Thank Aircraft123
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This one was new to us so we were interested to see what it was like? and its extremley interesting!! Lovely to be able to look over the top and see the craftsmen at work. Such a lot to see. Theres a cafe upstairs as...More

Thank JaxB123
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

If you are here to see all the attractions at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard it's worth stopping at Boathouse #4 to check the "International Boatbuilding Training College", where you take a sneak peek at their work while they build and restore boats.

Thank moijesuisici
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This exhibition explains the training of apprentices in various trades were trained within the Royal Dockyards, showing the various tasks that they were expected to perform and some of their varied test pieces. I also explains something of the varied trades that were and are...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 24 April 2017

A great insight to the local history of Portsmouth dockyard. Probably not to everyone's taste, but I enjoyed it

Thank lizardlace
Reviewed 23 April 2017

An interesting look behind the naval shore trades and how young men were raised in those trades but eminently dispensable. Go if you have the time and want to do everything.

Thank Bruce P
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