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Dockyard Apprentice, Portsmouth

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History comes alive at Dockyard Apprentice, an exhibit narrating the story of dockyard life during the early 20th century. Visitors have a chance to become apprentices for a day, experiencing the smells, sounds, and atmosphere of the old dockyard, as well as learning all about the old skills and crafts that once made this a major shipbuilding center. Go to the website to take a preview of the exhibit and download the useful Layout Guide. Add Dockyard Apprentice to your Portsmouth travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Portsmouth journey planning site.
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  • We had a snack at the cafe here. It resembles a school canteen or indeed rating's mess. You can eat outside. The service was slow and the staff did not seem to know what they were doing. I tried.....  more
    We had a snack at the cafe here. It resembles a school canteen or indeed rating's mess. You can eat outside. The service was slow and the staff did not seem to know what they were doing. I tried.....  more »
  • Small museum showing how people used to work on the ships. Also small cafe. Interesting visit. Part of Historic Dockyard ticket in Porstmouth. 
    Small museum showing how people used to work on the ships. Also small cafe. Interesting visit. Part of Historic Dockyard ticket in Porstmouth.  more »
  • Very interesting, informative and animated (films + more than a dozen mannequins in original clothes) story of apprenticeship in Portsmouth dockyard. Plenty of written information and nice... 
    Very interesting, informative and animated (films + more than a dozen mannequins in original clothes) story of apprenticeship in Portsmouth dockyard. Plenty of written information and nice...  more »

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