Portsmouth Historic Dockyard – Thursday 4th March 2021
Price: £55 per person
THE MARY ROSE – Back for 2021 – Now includes the Mary Rose! Marvel at Henry VIII’s legendary warship, The Mary Rose, raised from the seabed in 1545. Immersive yourself in Tudor life amongst the biggest collection of Tudor artefacts on display anywhere in the world. Experience the crew’s personal stories and find out how they lived and worked on board the only Tudor warship on display anywhere in the world.
CLOSED DUE TO COVID REGULATIONS – HORRIBLE HISTORIES PIRATES – This hilarious journey through the world of pirates has been brought to life by Terry Deary and illustrator Martin Brown – whose bestselling books celebrated ‘25 Horrible Years’ in 2018.Get hands-on with over thirty interactive experiences including touch-screen games and role-playing opportunities to entertain even the most hardened old salt.
HMS VICTORY – Best known for her role in the Battle of Trafalgar, the Victory currently has a dual role as the Flagship of the First Sea Lord and as a living museum to the Georgian Navy.
HMS WARRIOR 1860 – Now, Warrior has undergone a re-interpretation, reflecting what she was like in 1863 by opening up new areas of the ship and bringing stories from the period to life.
HMS M.33 – The ship is one of just three British warships from World War I still in existence.
ROYAL NAVY SUBMARINE MUSEUM – Hop over the water to Gosport to walk on on-board HMS Alliance, the only remaining WW2 era submarine. Take a peek through her working periscopes, and see, hear and even smell how lifewas lived under the sea. A must visit for all those interested in something new and different that you don’t do every day – like squeezing inside a ‘hunter killer’ submarine!
EXPLOSION MUSEUM – Also across the water in Gosport is a blast of an attraction the Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower. An interactive museum housed in the Navy’s former Ordnance Depot, Priddy’s Hard. A place of potential danger and disaster, Priddy’s Hard survived unscathed for over 100 years as the centre of making, stashing and transporting deadly weapons
CLOSED DUE TO COVID REGULATIONS – ACTION STATIONS – Action Stations is a high-tech, interactive indoor attraction housed in Boathouse 6.
HARBOUR TOUR – Groups can get out on the water and feel the sea spray and breeze on the ever-popular 45 minute Harbour Tour. Hear live commentary from the skipper detailing the ships in dock and important landmarks of Portsmouth Harbour, whilst getting up close to Royal Navy giants!
Leaves from Bill’s Coach and Minibus Hire at 07.30am and leaves from Portsmouth at 5.30pm.
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