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Action Stations

All-out adventure for all the family

**Action Stations and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will be temporarily closed from 19 December until the New Year due to government guidelines**

Following the recent update from the UK government in response to COVID-19 and the move of Portsmouth and Gosport into Tier 3, we can confirm that we will be temporarily closing the National Museum of the Royal Navy and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard until the New Year.

Introducing Action Stations

Get ready for all out action and adventure inside Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard as you climb, jump and roll your way to fun. Be daring a scale the might climbing tower, experience the thrill of piloting a Merlin helicopter or take on Laser Quest* with your friends.

As indoor things to do with the kids come, Action Stations is one for all the family with our Making of a Royal Marines exhibition that tells the gripping story of elite fighting commandos, Ninja Assault Course for the daring and thrilling simulators as you try to evade enemy attack.

Fantastic family fun for all weathers

Rain or shine – there’s something for everyone inside Action Stations. With a giant climbing wall to real life simulators, you’ll have no shortage of fun things to do. We also offer a variety of party packages to suit every adventurer.

Discover the Merlin Flight Deck as you take off for adventure, scale the rotating climbing wall on Royal Marines Island. There’s no shortage of adrenaline-fuelled activities for young and old alike.

Venue hire for your event (Temporarily Unavailable - August 2020)

Action Stations is a versatile venue space for your private event or function. Whether you plan to have a conference or offer training for your team, we can cater for all enquiry types. The Horizon Suite is a unique circular space that is open and adaptable to your needs.

The Auditorium is used for many different function types including film screenings, conferences and training. The state of the art facility can sit 275 guests with other breakout areas available to hire. 


You can still buy tickets even while we are closed - you have 12 months to redeem your ticket and you will be able to book a timeslot using your Returner ID once timeslots become available.

Get set for adventure at Action Stations in Portsmouth – the perfect attraction for all the family. Discover our best value option when visiting Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and buy a Full Navy Ticket. Book online today and save 20%.

Terms and conditions apply. Laser Quest is not included as part of an Ultimate Explorer Ticket. 

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