Historic Dockyard Chatham

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Event Date: Saturday 16 March 2024 | Time: 10am – 4.30pm | Venue: Chatham, Kent ME4 4TY


Join Boundless in March 2024 for a day out at the Historic Dockyard Chatham.

  • Bring a family of four for only £30! Member tickets are £10 for each adult and £5 for a child. That saves you up to £63 for a family or £74 for a group of four adults!*
  • Free museum guide worth £3.50 for every member
  • The Boundless team will be there to meet you and make sure your day goes smoothly
  • Win some great Dockyard goodies in our free prize draw

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the captivating history of the Historic Dockyard Chatham. Located on the banks of the River Medway in Kent, this is a chance to embark on a voyage through centuries of maritime heritage as you explore this living monument to Britain’s naval past.

This is a world where ships were born and heroes were made. Climb aboard mighty warships that once ruled the seas, including the HMS Victory’s sister ship the Cavalier, and the last surviving Royal Navy destroyer from the Second World War, HMS Gannet.

Find out what life was like underwater as you board HMS Ocelot, a Cold War-era submarine, and stroll along the Ropery, where endless miles of rope were meticulously crafted to outfit navy ships, an age-old skill that continues today.

In addition to historic vessels and impressive naval architecture, the dockyard also offers a wide range of engaging activities and events for visitors of all ages. Take part in interactive exhibits, engage in hands-on workshops and experience the thrill of the high seas through immersive displays and multimedia presentations.

Whether you’re a history buff, a maritime enthusiast or just looking for a great day out, the Historic Dockyard Chatham promises a memorable experience.

To help you make the most of your day, Boundless will give all members a free guide to the dockyard (worth £3.50), which contains all the information you need about the history of the site and the exhibits on display.

At the end of the day we’ll be holding a free prize draw – a great opportunity to win some goodies to take home as a souvenir of your day.

*Saving of £74 compares four Boundless adult tickets to the on-the-door price of four adults at £114 (saving excludes onsite Boundless benefits). Saving of £63 compares two Boundless adult tickets and two Boundless children's tickets to the on-the-door price of two adults and four children at £93 (saving excludes onsite Boundless benefits)


  • Boundless members can book a maximum of four tickets per membership number
  • Adults (aged 16 and over): £10 per ticket – that’s a saving of £18.50 per ticket
  • Children (aged 5 – 16): £5 per ticket – that’s a saving of £13 per ticket

*Saving of £74 compares four Boundless adult tickets to the on-the-door price of four adults at £114 (saving excludes onsite Boundless benefits).

Boundless tickets are only available in advance and cannot be bought on the day. Tickets are subject to availability and cannot be sold or transferred. The booking member must be present on the day and show their Boundless membership card and identification to gain admission to the museum. Guests must be accompanied by the booking member.

The Boundless team attend all our events to make sure your day goes as smoothly as possible. We’ll also have our official Boundless photographer on site to capture the best moments for you, your family and friends. All photos will be available for you to download after the event. If you upload any of your own pictures to social media be sure to use the hashtag #bemoreboundless for a chance to be featured on our social pages.

By buying tickets, you’re agreeing to have your photo taken and any images used on our marketing platforms. If you’d prefer not to have your photo taken or appear on our website or social pages, please let us know when you arrive and we’ll make sure arrangements are made.

Not yet a member? Join Boundless today for £40 per year to take part in this event

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When are day tickets available for this event?

Tickets for this event will be on sale from 1pm on Thursday 31 August. However we will have limited capacity and expect tickets to sell out.

How do I get there?

The address for the venue is Historic Dockyard Chatham, Church Lane, Chatham ME4 4TY

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What do I park?

There’s plenty of parking on site and within walking distance of the entrance. Parking is free for museum visitors.

What should I do when I arrive?

When you arrive, come and see the Boundless team by the entrance, where we’ll give you everything you need for the day. The Boundless member will receive their free guidebook for the day and entry into the prize draw.

Are there any age restrictions?

All guests will need an admission ticket. Children aged 3 and under are free and do not require a ticket.

I have a friend or family member who wants to come as well

Great, bring them along! The only provision is that the booking must be made by a Boundless member and that everyone who attends has a valid admission ticket. The Boundless member will have to show their membership card and identification on the day and any guests will have to accompany them on arrival. Due to ticket capacity members are entitled to bring a maximum of three guests (including children).

Only tickets purchased through Boundless will entitle you to members’ day benefits. Boundless tickets must be reserved in advanced and will not be available on the day.

What time does this event start and end?

The events runs from 10am to 4pm.

Can tickets be transferred?

Once you have purchased your event tickets they cannot be transferred, as a current member with valid membership card needs to be present. This is because we have a very limited number of tickets and must ensure the offer benefits Boundless members.

How accessible is the venue?

Every effort has been made to ensure maximum accessibility. The dockyard is, however, an 80-acre site with more than 100 historic buildings and structures and three historic warships. This alone provides some limitations and challenges to access. For more information visit the venues accessibility information.

Are dogs allowed on site?

All guide and assistance dogs are welcomed, but pets are not permitted on site.