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HMS Victory, Portsmouth

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Relive life on HMS Victory, the world's oldest commissioned warship. Take a tour through the decks, galley, and the admiral's living quarters. Learn about the sleeping and eating conditions of the crewmembers on a ship that saw action during the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary War, and the Napoleonic Wars. See eight of the original guns used during the Battle of Trafalgar and the site where Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson fell. Book your tour timeslot ahead of time to avoid waiting around. Make HMS Victory part of your personalized Portsmouth itinerary using our Portsmouth itinerary builder.
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  • We enjoyed exploring HMS Victory, wonderful to see it is been being restored so it can be enjoyed by future generations. Lovely to see so many school students visiting the vessel.  more »
  • Really interesting great for adults and children. Have been with family and friends everyone is impressed.  more »
  • The HMS Victory is a not to be missed historical vessel that has been set up with a self guided audio experience that can be undertaken at your own pace. It is certainly suitable and should be of inte...  more »
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  • As a lover of naval history I have wanted to come here and see in HMS Victory my entire life. It did NOT disappoint!! The ship is preserved beautifully! It is an absolute marvel to behold!! The audio guide is excellent!! Walking you thought each step of the battle of Trafalgar. Even my wife who unusually doesn't enjoy audio guides listen the the einter thing. The ready of museum is magnificent as well! Tons of fascinating things to learn and plenty for everyone young and old to enjoy! The "action station" exhibit was especially fun for kids. Thai museum is a most see for anyone even remotely interested in naval history!
  • Great historic ship. very few text displays make the audio guide an essential part of the visit. i think they've made it less grusome than i remember from my childhood.
  • A very enjoyable experience! This ship has such a rich history and the audio tour revives its most interesting moments. A very unique museum for the whole family to enjoy.
  • This was a very good is it to me. It was my first time in a ship equipped with canons and was very impressive!! The interior is good and full of guides that explain you the details if you ask them. The ship has six floors! It's quite big. I recommend the visit!
  • A must for any British or Navy history fan. The tour (which is provided at a cost) is both fun and engaging and great for all ages.