Uncover 900 years of gruesome history

Portsmouth, Hampshire

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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a great family day out featuring the brand new Mary Rose Museum and world famous ships HMS Victory and HMS Warrior (1860).

With 800 years of history and encompassing the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Action Stations and Harbour Tours, there's plenty to see and do.

Situated within a working naval base, the Historic Dockyard is the only place in the world to see the Royal Navy past, present and future - a must for anyone visiting the south of England.

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