Dockyard Apprentice, 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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  • Visited as part of the Historic Dockyard. This exhibition is all about the shore bound activities of the dockyard. Shows the tools and skills required for boatbuilding through the ages.  more »
  • A good illustration of many of the trades that were found in this historic dockyard, and how hard it was to train and then work in their preferred skill.  more »
  • very good although it was not made clear what the Apprenticeships were when walking round, could have done with more info about machines too  more »

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