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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard: The Eleven...
Ranked #3 of 129 things to do in Portsmouth
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Owner description: Featuring 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, the Harbour Tours, andd 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

A bit overwhelming really , started with harbour trip , great stuff. Then to Boat repair shop and went to their bistro with great food and views. Victory a must and Maryrose .
Then we struggled to work out where and what next as we felt some preplanning was needed as the yard is vast .
Mary Rose was £16 extra .
Lots of folk had fold up chairs with them and we walked a good 10,000 steps just on the few bits we went to plus walk there .
We were shattered .

Thank Mammamia47
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only visited the Mary Rose museum, but there were plenty of other things to see if you wanted a full day out.
The rooms in the museum are climate controlled and quite dark. Obviously this is to preserve the remains of the artifacts, but someone with sight problems would have found it difficult to make their way around. There were portable seats provided, although I found there were sufficient benches in each room to accommodate most visitors. However, on a busy day I am sure the portable seats would have been very useful. The staff were very polite and helpful.
The dockyard restaurant was ok but service was a little slow and payment tills were a bit chaotic.

Thank 770trio
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dockyard is huge with plenty to see and do.Victory is magnificent, but by far the gem in the place is the Marie Rose. It was gobsmacking. So well put together. The attention to detail is fantastic

Thank Lesley E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited HMS Warrior, HMS Victory Gallery,M33, and Dockyard Apprentice Workshop.
They were all very interesting especially HMS Victory Gallery which gave the history of the famous ship. The only disappointment we had was that the ticket we bought did not include the Mary Rose exhibition for which an additional admission fee was charged so I would advise visitors to check what their all inclusive tickets include. One day is not enough. However the ticket we bought is a a years pass so we can go back again.

Thank keithakers
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 10.30, left at 4.30 ( to miss the rush hour) & we are having to plan our next visit as a day is not enough time.
Luckily we brought the 11 attraction ticket meaning that we can go back for a year using the same ticket. Not cheap if you can't go back but well worth it if you can.
There are some attractions not included(notably the Marie Rose) but the water taxi to the Sub museum in Gosport is (possibly half a day in its own right) as well as the 1 hour Boat tour around the harbour.
A special mention should go to the ex-service man (Navy of course) who makes things with ropes & para cord on the Worrior. The best made but cheapest survival bracletts we have seen. We watched whilst he talked us through making us a cat ball from a "monkeys paw" in 6mm rope. Really facinating.
A great day out but take comfortable stout/shoes as there is a lot of walking.

Thank jrdbrewster02
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