The Historic Dockyard Chatham
The Historic Dockyard Chatham is a unique, award winning maritime heritage attraction, set in an impressive 80 acre estate. With a fantastic range of attractions, iconic buildings and historic ships to explore plus an amazing programme of temporary exhibitions at No.1 Smithery.
Make rope on the Victorian Ropery Tour; be gripped by stories of life aboard our Three Historic Warships and be absorbed by the sights, sounds and smells of the 1758 dockyard in the Wooden Walls of England. See BIG ‘things’ in 3 Slip The BIG Space and hear of heroic stories in RNLI Historic Lifeboat Collection. Visit the beautiful Commissioner's garden and the Railway Workshop Picnic and Play indoor soft play or the outdoor adventure play areas.
No. 1 Smithery: National Treasures Inspiring Culture is an all-round treasure house for the whole family with brilliant galleries displaying world class maritime treasures from both the Imperial War Museum and National Maritime Museum, a changing programme of temporary exhibitions and family activities.
Steam, Steel and Submarines explores the Royal Navy’s use of the River Medway in the 19th and 20th centuries. It represent a time of power, strength and adaptation, not only in terms of the ships built, but the people behind the dockyard, without which Britain may not have achieved such global influence.
Opening 2013 – Hearts of Oak, an exciting visitor experience which tells the story of the construction of wooden hulled, sail powered warships at Chatham Dockyard.
Incredible value for money! With so much to see and do, you can come back again and again with your 12 month ticket. (Terms and conditions apply).
11 Feb-24 Mar: 10am-4pm
25 Mar-27 Oct: 10am-6pm
28 Oct-2 Dec: 10am-4pm
(Family ticket based on 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)
Additional Family Child: £8.00(All tickets are valid for 12 months from the date of first visit allowing return visits for a year - except on specified event days. See website for more information).
- Toilet WC
- Picnic site
- Car parking
- Disabled access