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HMS Warrior 1860, Portsmouth

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Discover what life was like for a Victorian sailor aboard HMS Warrior 1860. One of the first armor-plated, iron-hulled warships, it was built from 1859-1861 and today serves as a maritime museum. Aboard the restored ship, sit at the mess-deck table, participate in a gun drill, and freely pick up artifacts to inspect them more closely. Explore four decks of displays, and ask crew members and other staff any questions you have. The venue offers rotating activities and demonstrations, so check the schedule before you visit. You can also purchase your tickets online before visiting. Using our custom trip planner, Portsmouth attractions like HMS Warrior 1860 can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Another jewel of Portsmouth Historic dockyard. We visited after our visit to HMS Victory - what a difference in technology and development in 100 years. Again it was absolutely pristine and...  more »
  • Whether you come from the land or the sea, HMS Warrior is impossible to miss when visiting the historic part of Portsmouth Harbour. The ship is moored in the "foreground" of the Portsmouth Historic...  more »
  • Fabulous piece of living history and great fun to explore. The reason for the missing star is that there are no information panels / labels to explain what anything is / does. In fairness there are knowledgeable volunteers around to ask if you wish.
  • I can't praise this enough. They give you so much access to the ship. And she is stunning to behold. Well worth the time and the money to go and see her.

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