Dockyard Apprentice, Portsmouth

4.2
#7 of 16 in Historic Sites in Portsmouth
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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  • You could easily miss this, as it is tucked between a shop and a restaurant. As you enter the Dockyard, it is on your right, next to Nauticalia, the gift shop. Very well put together exhibit with some...  more »
  • Interesting and informative display. Well worth a visit. Showed the history of the trades working in the dockyard over many years  more »
  • A little haven of social history given over to the mastercraftsmen and their apprentices. Well worth a potter through.  more »
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