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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum

2 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3830
+1 757-393-8591
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Very disapointing

So - we pre-booked and had limited time. We wanted to see the Mary Rose and HMS Victory. I paid for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin S
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Spend the day here.

Took the naval shipyard cruise fiirst, then visited the museum. Museum has hands on things for... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Gerry M
,
Yonkers, New York
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History museum displays a wide range of water craft, from pleasure to aircraft carriers, including artifacts related to the armed forces.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
11 Oct 2017
“Spend the day here.”
1 week ago
“Very disapointing”
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2 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3830
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So - we pre-booked and had limited time. We wanted to see the Mary Rose and HMS Victory. I paid for two attractions for 3 of us and yet they wouldn't let us in to see the Mary Rose without paying extra. We rushed to...More

Thank Martin S
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Took the naval shipyard cruise fiirst, then visited the museum. Museum has hands on things for children . Then toured the Wisconsin Battleship. Great day

Thank Gerry M
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

While boating through on the ICW or staying in Portsmouth, it will be well worth your time to visit this museum. One can even tie ones boat in the free boat basin just south of the museum - no services here.

Thank George W
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Tried to go on a Sunday. This place is under renovation so don't waste your time. There is nothing to do in Portsmouth and we walked all over town. Everything was closed except for a few restaurants. Wasted half a day and taking the ferry...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I use to walk here from Nana's house way back on Leckie St. My cousins and I could have given tours. They never charged to get in so we were here a lot. Then we'd walk (barefoot) to get a fountain coke. What a wealth...More

Thank nanagrace
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Be prepared to spend a full day here! We parked in the multi storey carpark, just a short walk from the Museum. We had to queue for about 30 mins to pay to get into the museum grounds but the weather was fine so no...More

Thank Sue00do
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

A fantastic presentation of Portsmouths history with probably two of histories most famous ships Victory and the enigmatic Mary Rose.The newly opened Mary Rose museum gives a fascinating insight into Henry Viii flagship with 4 floors of artifacts the part remains of the ship at...More

Thank RussM66
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We visited the Shipyard museum. This was awesome if you have a child that loves ships or interested in WWII artifacts. We also took a 2-hour boat tour showing us the harbor and it was narrated the entire boat trip.

Thank Ravena72
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

This was a very informative museum about naval vessels. We chose the free tour. It was plenty long and informative. There is the tour of the USS Wisconsin which is a pay tour, there were plenty of folks taking that tour. It's well worth the...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2016

Excellent displays highlighting key events in American history that were shaped by the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. All periods, from Revolutionary, thru Civil War and Modern have exhibits showing the importance of this site. Highly recommended for history, military and naval buffs.

1  Thank John K
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