The Historic Dockyard is a site of international maritime heritage significance.
80 acres (32 hectares) in size it has over 100 buildings and structures – the majority of which were constructed between 1704 and 1855. Today – the most complete Dockyard of the Age of Sail in the world – its fine architecture and, for their time, technically advanced buildings and structures are a joy to behold and enjoy. For generations the dockyard was a secret and secure site – now it is available for visitors to explore. Discover the world that lies behind the dockyard wall.