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Dockyard Apprentice

19 College Road, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ, England
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Loved it

What a lovely small museum. Well laid out depicting the trades and tools used in the dockyards... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
handbagscotland
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Scotland
Fascinating

Very informative and interesting. Learned so much. Loved the little reality stick set ups. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Corinne B
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Ventnor, United Kingdom
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19 College Road, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a lovely small museum. Well laid out depicting the trades and tools used in the dockyards. Many of the tools are familiar. Well worth a visit.

Thank handbagscotland
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Very informative and interesting. Learned so much. Loved the little reality stick set ups. Lots of people's personal history fascinating stuff

Thank Corinne B
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

Visited whilst at the Victorian Christmas market. Very interesting, with some insight into conditions of working within the various trades over time. This gives an added perspective to life at the dockyards over time..

Thank Biddy50
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

We visited this whilst at the Christmas Market. It certainly added some extra knowledge of times gone by. The attraction really brought to life how hard apprentices worked under very harsh conditions.

Thank derek T
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

We visited Portsmouth dockyard as part of a half term day out with our granddaughter and specifically to see HMS Victory. Our granddaughter had read about the ship and the battle of Trafalgar and so we thought that a visit to see the real thing...More

Thank Stewart C
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Everything about this location was really interesting. Public are well looked after on the interest side, plus toilets and good restaurant are an added bonus.

Thank 13CHIPPY13
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

A really interesting, lifelike display of the men who worked in the dockyards over the years and how the life in the dockyards changed throughout history. Interactive and enjoyable.

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

It was interesting learning about the different specialized workers in the dockyard, but the displays were not very large compared to other sections of the dockyard.

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

The whole apprentice experience is well put together it really gives a great idea of how the dockyard used to be and how it worked.

Thank boondog2015
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

We visited here as part of the all attraction package and we found it when we were heading for a cuppa but put that off to have quick look, but actually stayed longer. Fascinating to see all the craftsmanship, engineering and interesting displays.

Thank PortsmouthNorman
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