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Opening Times

The Historic Dockyard opens at 10:00am every day throughout the year, except when closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

From April-October: Last tickets are sold at 16:30; last entry to HMS Victory is 16:45 and the Dockyard gates are closed at 18:00.

From November - March: Last entry to HMS Victory is 16:00 and the Dockyard gates are closed at 17:30.

During our November - March period HMS Victory operates free-flow with audio guide at weekends and guided tours during the week that last 50 mins with a capacity of 30 people for each tour. Your tour can only be booked in the visitors centre upon arrival. Easy Access tours are at 10:15am and 3:10pm and are only bookable on the day.



HMS Victory remains a commissioned ship of the Royal Navy and the Flag Ship of the First Sea Lord. Due to service commitments, there are occasions when HMS Victory will be closed to the public for all or part of the day.


There are a range of ticket options available for HMS Victory.
For a full rundown of ticket prices click here

Group Visits

If you are intending to bring a group to visit HMS Victory, please see the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard website