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Buy tickets for the National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Plan your visit to the National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and save up to 20% by booking online.

Included in your purchased ticket is access to our two Gosport sites; Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, the Royal Submarine Museum and the Mary Rose Museum.

Find out more about Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and plan your visit today.

Tickets options

One Attraction Ticket

Online from
Adult £24
Child £19
  • Access the Historic Dockyard site
  • Access to any One attraction
  • Valid for one day only
  • Cafes, restaurants and shops
  • Boathouse 4 boatbuilding exhibition
  • Dockyard apprentice exhibition
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Three Attraction Ticket

Online from
Adult £34
Child £24
On the day
Adult £39
Child £29
  • Access the Historic Dockyard site
  • Access to any Three attractions (including our Gosport attractions and the Mary Rose Museum)
  • Unlimited visits to your chosen 3 for 12 months
  • Cafes, restaurants, and shops
  • Boathouse 4 boatbuilding exhibition
  • Dockyard apprentice exhibitions
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Ultimate Explorer Ticket

Online from
Adult £39
Child £29
On the day
Adult £44
Child £34
  • Access the Historic Dockyard site
  • Access to All attractions (including our Gosport attractions and the Mary Rose Museum)
  • Unlimited visits to all attractions for 12 months
  • Cafes, restaurants and shops
  • Boathouse 4 boatbuilding exhibition
  • Dockyard apprentice exhibition
  • Access to Harbour Tour
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Family 1 – Ultimate Explorer Ticket

Online from
Family £95
On the day
Family £100
  • This ticket is for one adult and up to three children
  • Save up to £30
  • Benefit from all of the perks of the Ultimate Explorer ticket
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Family 2 – Ultimate Explorer Ticket

Online from
Family £120
On the day
Family £125
  • This ticket is for two adults and up to three children
  • Save up to £45
  • Benefit from all of the perks of the Ultimate Explorer ticket
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Further Information

Want to come back and experience the thrills of the National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard again?

Book your return visit today!

We offer a range of additional tickets as follows:

Ultimate Explorer Senior (65+) - £38

Carer - Free

Under 3 - Free

Gift Aid is reclaimed by the charity from HMRC from the tax you pay for the current tax year. Your address is needed to identify you as a current UK taxpayer. In order to Gift Aid your donation you must select one of the Gift Aid ticket options.

Gift Aid allows us to reclaim 25p tax for every £1 spent. As a charity, every penny counts. Your kind donation to support the work of National Museum of The Royal Navy and Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust is subject to HMRC terms and conditions and is therefore not eligible for a refund. Whether it's to conserve world famous ships or bring historical artefacts to the public, selecting the Gift Aid tickets helps us to continue this valuable work.

Please notify the charity if you:

  • Want to cancel this declaration
  • Change your name or home address*
  • No longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gain*

*not required for one-off declarations

If you pay income Tax at the higher or additional rate and want to receive the additional tax relief due to you, you must include all your Gift Aid donations on your self-assessment tax return or ask HM Revenue and Customs to adjust your tax code.

For registered disabled visitors, carers go free.

Additional charge applies for Mini Ports (not currently available) and Laser Quest, to book a Laser Quest session please visit here.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult, under 3s go free.

The Royal Navy Submarine Museum and Explosion Museum operate different opening times to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Please check our opening times page for more information.

Pets are not permitted on site, except for assistance pets.

Attraction tickets are not valid over special events.

Please enter the names of Ultimate Explorer ticket holders during checkout. We will not collect names for child tickets.

PHD offers a range of discounts to certain groups.  Please see below for who is eligible for any discounts and T&C’s applicable. Please note that none of these offers can be used in conjunction with another. All of the offers below are available when purchasing tickets on the gate on arrival and cannot be booked online in advance.

MOD 90 Cardholders

MOD 90 cardholders qualify for free entry, and up to 4 guests receive 25% off our Ultimate Explorer tickets.  This offer can be redeemed in our Visitor Centre, by showing a valid MOD 90 card.  Cannot be purchased online or used in conjunction with any other offer.

Blue Light Cardholders

Blue Light cardholders can receive a 30% discount on an Ultimate Explorer Family ticket, or for up to 4 individual Ultimate Explorer tickets (e.g: 1 adult, 1 senior, 2 children).  This offer is a walk up offer and can be redeemed in the Visitor Centre by showing your Blue Light card.

Defence Discount Service

Defence Discount Service cardholders can receive a 30% discount on an Ultimate Explorer Family ticket, or for up to 4 individual Ultimate Explorer tickets. This offer is a walk up offer and can be redeemed in the Visitor Centre by showing your Defence Discount card.

Veterans

Veterans qualify for a £20 Ultimate Explorer ticket.  This can be purchased in the Visitor Centre.  There are many different ways you can show your veteran status and purchase this ticket.  We will accept the following: Veterans card, Veterans rail card, discharge papers.  If you are wearing a veterans pin badge we will also accept this. 

Blue Peter

Children with a Blue Peter badge are entitled to free entry, alongside purchase of a walk up rate (full price)  Ultimate Explorer ticket.  The ticket does not need to be purchased at the same time, but you must be able to show that you have previously bought a full price Ultimate Explorer Ticket.  If you have purchased your ticket online, the £5 upgrade must be paid on the day of your visit.  A child can visit with different parents/carers as long as they have a valid full price Ultimate Explorer ticket.  We simply issue a free child day ticket from our Visitor Centre in any of these scenarios.

Art Fund/National Art Pass

Members/cardholders are entitled to a 50% discount off our Ultimate Explorer tickets.  The discount will apply to tickets that correspond with your membership.  So single memberships will get 50% off and adult or senior Ultimate Explorer ticket, joint memberships will get 50% off 2 adult/senior Ultimate Explorer tickets, and family memberships are entitled to 50% off a family Ultimate Explorer ticket.  This offer is a walk up offer only.  Art passes must be shown at time of purchase and tickets are available from the Visitor Centre on the day of your visit. 

Portsmouth Leisure Card

Leisure card holders are entitled to 50% off a family Ultimate Explorer ticket, or 50% off 4 individual Ultimate Explorer tickets (adult, senior or child).  This offer is available as a walk up offer only.  Please show your purchase Leisure card at the Visitor Centre when you buy your tickets. 

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