Family-friendly resources

Family Friendly Resources - our Young explorers logbook

Young Explorers Logbook

Go on a voyage of discovery around our galleries using our special family trail aimed at helping children and families delve into the history of the Navy! The Young Explorers Logbook is free of charge and available from the Museum Reception Desks. 

Backpacks - coming soon Summer 2013

Explore the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard with one of our backpacks. Aimed at families with children under 12, the backpacks contain interactive, self-guided trails, a guide for grown-ups and creative learning activities.  With three themes to choose from - Dockyard Detectives, Working Hard at the Dockyard and Dockyard Code Crackers - you can come back and try a different one each time at absolutely no charge.

The backpacks are available all year round from the Victory Learning Centre. Just ask at the Reception Desk in the Victory Gallery or to book a Backpack in advance contact


HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands