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Salute to the '40s - Thank you for Visiting

Extraordinary Stories

Exceptional Value

“learn the ropes” with a foreman from 1875

29th September - 3rd December 2017

Michael Foreman - Painting with Rainbows

Highlights!

80 Acres of Exploration

The Victorian Ropery

Temporary Exhibition

The Historic Dockyard Chatham

A place like no other…

Just 35 miles from central London, discover how ships, including HMS Victory, were designed and built.  Climb aboard a sloop, a destroyer and a submarine.  Get hands-on in the Ropery, where rigging for HMS Victory was made and where rope is still made today.  Explore galleries that unfurl the secrets of Great Britain’s magnificent maritime past and its command of the oceans.

*Please note that on the 14th October we have an event on site – please click the notices button below to find out more information.