Portsmouth Historic Dockyard


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HMS Warrior from the docks
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Event Date:Saturday 28 September
Venue:HM Naval Base, Portsmouth
Ticket Price:£23.20 (adults), £14.80 (children)



Additional information

Switcher info

  • Save up to £22.10 per ticket
  • Fast-track entry
  • Includes a tour of HMS Warrior
  • Free guidebook with every booking (usually £6.50)
  • Exclusive Boundless members’ area with competitions and prizes
  • Tickets from £23.20 (adults), £14.80 (children) and £20 (concessions)

Ticket bookings for this event are now closed but if you have purchased your ticket through another outlet do come and see us on the day to take advantage of all the other member perks.

Join Boundless on Saturday 28 September for a members’ day out at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, home of the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

Portsmouth has been home to a British navy for over 1200 years and the Historic Dockyard brings this history to life through amazing interactive displays, historic ships and magnificent museums.

Get on board and explore real ships and submarines including the Royal Navy's most famous warship, HMS Victory, Nelson’s flagship for the Battle of Trafalgar.

Don’t miss out on your free members’ tour of HMS Warrior, the largest, fastest and most powerful warship of her day and the pride of Queen Victoria’s fleet. Your guide will give you an insight into what it was like to live and work on board and how the Warrior has survived nearly 160 years.

The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard members’ day ticket will also get you access to an amazing 11 attractions*, also including the National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth, Action Stations, HMS M.33, harbour tours, Boathouse 4, the Dockyard Apprentice, Royal Navy Submarine Museum and the Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower.

Your ticket also includes a 45-minute harbour tour, one of the most popular things to do at the dockyard. This mini-excursion takes you around Portsmouth harbour and the naval dockyard providing an unrivalled insight into the modern Royal Navy, historical sights and great views of the Solent coastline.

Why not upgrade your ticket and include entrance to the state-of-the-art Mary Rose Museum – home of Henry VIII’s flagship and a unique glimpse into life in Tudor times. Upgrade your ticket to save 35% on public ticket prices!

Some of these attractions are based a short distance away from Portsmouth dockyard – a complimentary water bus takes you across the harbour from Portsmouth to the other attractions.

As with all our member events, the Boundless team will be there to meet you on the day and make sure you get the most out of your visit. Whether it’s fast-track entry, free guidebooks, entertaining the family, organising your tours and making sure you have all the information you need, we’ll do our best to make your day as enjoyable and easy as possible.

This Portsmouth Historic Dockyard member event will only be taking place on Saturday 28 September and tickets will not be available for any other date.

Ticket Prices

Boundless members’ day isn't just about giving you great extras on the day, you can also save up to £20.75 per ticket*.

The Boundless member prices are:

Standard Ticket – save up to 40%

Access to HMS Warrior 1860, HMS Victory, National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth, Action Stations, HMS M.33, Harbour Tours, Boathouse 4, the Dockyard Apprentice, Royal Navy Submarine Museum and Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower

  • Adult (16 – 59): £23.20
  • Child (5 – 15): £14.80
  • Concessions (60 and over): £20.00
  • Infants aged 4 and under go free

Upgrade ticket - save up to 38%

The 11 attractions of the standard ticket PLUS access to the Mary Rose Museum.

  • Adult (16 – 59): £34.90
  • Child (5 – 15): £21.00
  • Concessions (60 and over): £31.00
  • Infants aged 4 and under go free

*Saving of £20.75 compares to adult Full Navy advance ticket plus Mary Rose Museum access.

Please note that tickets will be available to purchase through Boundless until Monday 23 September at 9am. Boundless tickets are only available in advance and cannot be purchased on the day of the event.

Not yet a Boundless member? Join today for only £27 a year to book your ticket to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard member day.

National Museum of the Royal Navy, Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ


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How can I get there?


By Car

The dockyard is centrally located in the city and is less than five miles from Junction 12 of the M27. Follow the brown and white signs to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

By Train

Travelling by train couldn’t be easier as the dockyard is only a three-minute walk from Portsmouth Harbour station. Turn right out of the station and you’ll see HMS Warrior in front of you.

Walk to the end of Portsmouth Hard Interchange and turn left towards Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. You should see Victory Gate in front of you.


Are there any age restrictions?


No. Admission prices vary according to age.

  • Concession tickets: aged 60 and over
  • Adult tickets: aged 16 – 59
  • Child tickets: aged 5 – 15
  • Infant tickets: aged 4 and under

Infant tickets are free of charge.


What attractions can I access with the standard Boundless ticket and why do I have to upgrade my ticket to include access to the Mary Rose Museum?


The standard Boundless ticket for Saturday 28 September includes the following attractions:

HMS Warrior 1860, HMS Victory, National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth, Action Stations, HMS M.33, Harbour Tours, Boathouse 4, the Dockyard Apprentice, Royal Navy Submarine Museum and Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower.

The Mary Rose Museum is now no longer part of the National Museum of the Royal Navy and requires a separate ticket. As we know many of our members would also like to see this state of the art museum, we’ve added an upgrade ticket which includes access to the Mary Rose at 35% discount on public prices.


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


Great, bring them along! Just make sure that the booking is made by a Boundless member.


How and when will I get my tickets?


You will not receive tickets, just a confirmation email and confirmation letter by post. You just need to bring one of these with you on the day and exchange the confirmation at the venue. If you haven’t received an email five days before the event please contact us at memberevents@boundless.co.uk


What time does this event start and end?


The members day will run from 10am – 5pm.

Please note that Boundless tickets will only be accepted on Saturday 28 September.


What is your refund policy?


Once you have purchased your event ticket/s they are non-refundable. This is because we have a very limited number of tickets and we may not be able to reallocate them. Tickets may be transferred to your friends or family but please email memberevents@boundless.co.uk to inform us of any changes.


How accessible is the site for people with mobility difficulties?


Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is built over a large space and, due to the age of some of the ships, not every space is fully accessible. For detailed information about accessibility please visit the museum website here


Does the venue offer carer tickets?


Visitors with disabilities may admit one accompanying carer free of charge to our members day. Once you have purchased your tickets, please email us on memberevents@boundless.co.uk or call 0800 66 99 44 and notify us of your booking so we can add your career ticket to your booking. The NMRN and Mary Rose requests you to bring relevant proof of entitlement such as a blue/orange badge or similar.