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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard – Royal Navy – HMS Victory

Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, PO1 3LJ

The Royal Navy's Flagship HMS Victory is Britain’s most celebrated naval warship, an enduring memorial to Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson, and an icon of the Royal Navy.

To honour and celebrate her formidable history she has been restored in breath-taking detail to her Georgian colours, so much so you’ll almost believe that she could set sail today. Walk the same decks trodden by one of history’s most famous naval commanders, Horatio Nelson up until his untimely death at the Battle of Trafalgar, his last great victory.

But HMS Victory is more than just one story, with over 800 crew members living and serving together. Experience how they lived below decks, living and fighting during the height of Georgian navy. Just don’t try to eat a ship’s biscuit if you value your teeth!

With our informative hand-held audio guide, it’s never been easier to immerse yourself in this incredible ship.

Get under the skin of HMS Victory with our latest visitor experience.

Learn about the once-in-a-lifetime project preserve HMS Victory for future generations. Meet the incredible teams fighting to protect her from invasive pests and damaging elements, as you see HMS Victory like never before.

As part of this experience you’ll be able to access the scaffold surrounding HMS Victory, getting up close to the painstaking work taking place to preserve her. For younger visitors a fun family trail is available to help them engage with the scale and spectacle of the project in an intuitive way.

Access to Victory Live: The Big Repair is included with your HMS Victory ticket. The scaffold is accessible via a lift for those with mobility issues, however please be aware that that access to the scaffold may be limited due to operational circumstances.

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