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PORTSMOUTH HISTORIC DOCKYARD

Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ

Since 1911

History Museum, Exhibitions, Visits, Tourist Attraction, Visitor Center, Harbour Tours, Boathouse 4, Women and The Royal Navy, Special Events, Private Tour, Kid's Birthday Party, Wedding, Reception, Dinner Party, Christmas Party & Venue Hire

The base is home to one of the oldest dry docks in the world, as well as being the headquarters for two-thirds of the Royal Navy's surface fleet & employs up to 17,200 people

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historicdockyard.co.uk

November - March (Winter): Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm April - October (Summer): Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

The exhibition is of old Naval vessels and other related displays. Ships include The Mary Rose, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and Monitor 33. You can get on board each of these and there is lots to see in each. They are well presented and all have expert volunteers to hand who can explain anything and everything that there is to see. There are also a number of other displays showing work in the dockyard itself and various museums. Though an outdoor attraction each individual exhibit is undercover.
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D-DAY MUSEUM AND OVERLORD EMBROIDERY

Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3NT

Since 1984

Museum, Overlord Embroidery, House, Visitor Information, Schools Information, Volunteering, Collections, Displays, Library, Community Programs, Events, Conference & Shop

This is part of their exciting £4.9 million Transforming the D-Day Museum project, assisted by the Heritage Lottery Fund - The museum houses the Overlord embroidery and the display involves a film show including original footage and archive film

mvs@portsmouthcc.gov.uk
ddaymuseum.co.uk

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This museam right on the front of southsea Portsmouth gives you all the facts and the amount of planing and secrecy that surrounded the d day landings along with all of the machinery and equipment that was used against the axis forces some of it with a few upgrades is still used today ww11 has always been an interest of mine and standing next to a Sherman tank gives you an insight into the sheer size of the equipment they had to ship across the Chanel it's a very informative place.
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PORTSMOUTH MUSEUM

Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ

Since 1972

Museum, Exhibitions, Collections, Displays, Drawings Room, Archaeology Collection, Art Collection, Charles Dickens Collection, Local History Collection, Military History Collection, Natural Science Collection, Oral History Collection, Records Office Collection, Catering, Educational Groups, Garden Games & Shop

Free Admission - The museum includes a display on the author Arthur Conan Doyle and his fictional creation, the detective Sherlock Holmes - Provide an excellent introduction to the city for visitors and its inviting spaces and events program

mvs@portsmouthcc.gov.uk
portsmouthcitymuseums.co.uk

April - September: Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 5:30 pm October - March: Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A really enjoyable museum, with interesting exhibits, friendly staff and offering a great way to spend a few hours in Portsmouth at no cost!. Loads of information about the local areas and all its history. I really enjoyed the Study in Sherlock and the Portsmouth Football club items on display. The gaming console exhibition will also be popular with young and old gamers. The shop has a wide range of items well priced and a great place to pick up a nice souvenir of your visit to Portsmouth.
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