Museums in Portsmouth

Find museums in Portsmouth. Listings include Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, National Museum of the Royal Navy, The Mary Rose, Playzone Portsmouth, HMS Victory and The D-Day Story. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

HMS Victory

HMS Victory

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE ROYAL NAVY Portsmou

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Game Over

Game Over

16 High Street, Basement, Portsmouth PO1 2

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Boathouse 4

Boathouse 4

Boathouse 4, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1

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HMS M33

HMS M33

National Museum Of The Royal Navy, HM Nava

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HMS M33

HMS M33

National Museum Of The Royal Navy, HM Nava

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  • 06/19/20
    EDIT - Unfortunately we haven't been able to go live today because of a technical problem. Sorry to those of you who were looking out for our live session. Hopefully you can join us next week we'll be...
    > The D-Day Story
  • 06/18/20
    We are sad to hear about the death of Dame Vera Lynn, the forces sweetheart. During the Second World War, Vera frequently sang to the troops in order to boost their morale. Her most famous song ‘We’l...
    > National Museum of the Royal Navy
  • 06/18/20
    Sad news about Dame Vera Lynn. She was incredibly supportive of Normandy veterans and her iconic songs did so much to raise the nation's morale during the Second World War. #RIPVeraLynn #RIPDameVeraL...
    > The D-Day Story
  • 06/18/20
    Have you ever wanted to step on board HMS Caroline in Belfast? As part of our #MuseumFromHome series, you can now have a look around this First World War ship from the comfort of your own home. #NMR...
    > National Museum of the Royal Navy
  • 06/17/20
    Want to uncover your family history and find out more about your D-Day ancestors? We have a handy set of guides including information on researching different nationalities: https://bit.ly/3fpXP3Z #...
    > The D-Day Story
  • 06/17/20
    #WebcamWednesday is back live throughout the day bringing you some incredible views of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth Harbour and HM Naval Base Portsmouth. Don’t forget to tell us where you ...
    > National Museum of the Royal Navy
  • 06/17/20
    #OnThisDay: 17 June 1915 – The death of Reginald ‘Rex’ Warneford Whilst many may associate German bombing raids on Britain with the Second World War, strategic bombing also took place during the du...
    > National Museum of the Royal Navy
  • 06/16/20
    Recent events have ignited debate around a range of historical figures and the representation of their legacy still today. Admiral Nelson is one of those under the spotlight. Our latest article reflec...
    > National Museum of the Royal Navy
  • 06/16/20
    #OnThisDay: 16 June 1987 – HMS Warrior arrives in Portsmouth After being berthed at Hartlepool for 7 years, HMS Warrior (1860) finally arrived back in Portsmouth on 16 June 1987, 58 years after she f...
    > National Museum of the Royal Navy
  • 06/15/20
    On this day in 1944 Bertie Sharp wrote to his wife Ivy. "We are being well fed under the conditions. The other night we scrounged some potatoes & cabbage & made ourselves a smashing dinner with bully ...
    > The D-Day Story
  • 06/15/20
    Don't forget to visit our online shop for a range of Father's Day gifts, including the fascinating book 'D-Day in photographs'. MuseumShops #FathersDay #FathersDay2020 #MuseumShop #Unusual #Gift
    > The D-Day Story
  • 06/15/20
    #OnThisDay: 15 June 1953 – The Queen’s Coronation Fleet Review The Fleet Review is a practice that dates back to the 15th Century, in which the reigning monarch observes a gathering of ships. In 195...
    > National Museum of the Royal Navy
  • 06/14/20
    #OnThisDay: 14 June 1982 – The end of the Falklands War. The Falklands War began on 2 April 1982 when Argentinian forces invaded the Falkland Islands, a British overseas territory in the Atlantic Oce...
    > National Museum of the Royal Navy
  • 06/12/20
    We are excited to welcome History Hit talking all things HMS Warrior 1860 today with our Deputy Executive Director Andrew Baines. You can watch their discussion live today at 4pm on the Timeline YouTu...
    > National Museum of the Royal Navy