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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.

HMS Victory operates free-flow visits with an optional audio guide. 

Access More with an All Attraction ticket

Come and see 11 amazing attractions when you buy an All Attraction ticket. Whether you're going it alone or adventuring as a family, our All Attraction ticket gives you unlimited access to our spectacular ships and magnificent museums.

Enjoy HMS Victory and stand on the spot where Nelson fell and so much more. Your All Attraction ticket is valid for a whole year - so you can explore Portsmouth Historic Dockyard whenever you want.

Book your All Attraction ticket 


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.

Group Visits

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