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HMS Victory, Portsmouth

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.6/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web
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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  • most people know that this was Nelson's flagship at Trafalger, but it's really amazing to be able to explore the whole ship. Just be aware that there are some very low door ways and ceilings on her al...  read more »
  • As a visitor to the UK, I was blown away to be able to tag on to a Royal Navy tour given by the 1st Lt on-board. He was showing round some winners of a prize personal tour, but I asked to tag along .....  read more »
  • To see how the sailors of that time lived and coped makes you appreciate what they endured. Credit to the people who built this ship and humbling to see where Nelson fell wounded on deck 
  • Very impressive. If you have any interest in anything nautical or historical you should visit the Victory and the numerous other things to be found here. Highly recommended.
  • One of the most precious historic vessels of the Royal Navy, very well preserved. Visitors have access to the whole ship. Great experience, definitely worth the price for History lovers.
  • England's finest battleship. Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar this stunning ship has it all. The docks are worth a visit but this beauty steals the show. A must for all ages.
  • Amazing to think you walk in the footsteps of Lord Nelson and his crew from two hundred years ago! The whole dockyard is worth visiting but Victory is superb. Seeing and feeling what life was like on board is stunning. Recommend a visit!
  • The oldest ship in the Royal Navy. If you are over 5' 10" (1.7m) tall be prepared to duck a lot. There is a lot of climbing up and down stairs not recommended for young children or the infirm.
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