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Address: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth, England

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Depicts the great days of sail

A fascinating insight, not only of the Battle, but the ships, the men, and, of course, Nelson himself. As others have commented, it's worthwhile visiting this exhibition before... read more

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Kent, United Kingdom

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Kent, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fascinating insight, not only of the Battle, but the ships, the men, and, of course, Nelson himself. As others have commented, it's worthwhile visiting this exhibition before visiting HMS Victory I think. This will afford the visitor a much greater insight into the `hell and hero's' of the day on the 21 October 1805, when Nelson and his Fleet... More 

Thank moffatman
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent area to walk around and take in all the history of Trafalgar. It is right next to the Mary Rose so easy to see both at the same time.

Thank teroti
Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mary Rose from the time of Henry VIII extracted from the bottom in 1982, HMS Victory liner sailing, admiral Nelson and ship HMS Warrior - the first armored ship. It is worth visiting the Royal Navy Museum to feel the taste of British naval history

Thank phueta
Stroud, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before or after going aboard Victory, do go to the Trafalgar Experience to fully appreciate the battle and its significance. We also liked the exhibition of ships figureheads on the upper floor of the museum.

Thank malcsaville
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Very informative Museum with all the info you need like prize money awarded by the UK govts and more and more about Nelson and the trafalgar war and a 15min film which is surely scary for kids around 6 yrs age atleast it happened for my kids. Overall great museum to be honest and its included in all inclusive ticket.

Thank p j
St Helens, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 361 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This museum is ideally located directly opposite HMS Victory. I would recommend that you go in hear first before getting onto the great ship herself. You will then be able to get an idea of what her role was in this most important historic moment. The museum does a good job and is well laid out. Upstairs is a tremendous... More 

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at The Quays so had amazing views of Portsmouth Harbour from our apartment. Great shopping area and a wonderful choice of restaurants and bars. The highlight had to be the day in the Historic Dockyard and the harbour tour. One day at the Dockyard is not enough if you want to experience everything. We have been before but... More 

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Preston UK
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Take a walk through the harsh realities of the battle of trafalgar. Very informative Museum with some fabulous artefacts from the famous battle off the coast of Spain.

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Given the poor state of affairs affecting HMS Victory, which is nobiody's fault in particular. (Same thing was happening to the Cutty Sark). The exhibition gives lift and makes you realise how important the victory was and how clever Nelson was... a great swansong.

Thank blbttl74
Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Have always been interested in this Battle, and have read numerous books on it! This exhibit brings it all to life, and explains the planning that Nelson envisaged. The 15 min film was very informative.

Thank Viking6945

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