An hour’s drive from London, Dover and the Channel Tunnel, The Historic Dockyard Chatham is just a short distance from the M25 and located close to Chatham and Gillingham (Kent) railway stations.
With free parking on offer for all visitors and close proximity to local amenities The Historic Dockyard is an attraction perfectly suited to a full day’s outing or many little trips throughout the year.
* Please note that annual tickets do not include our 2 events – the Festival of Steam & Transport and Salute to the ’40s.
In preparation for our new temporary exhibition – Breaking the chain, The No.1 Smithery will be closed at certain intervals during the day, for the installation process. The dates that are affected are:
On Thursday 8th June, we are celebrating the 350th anniversary of the Battle of Medway. We will be closed on this day to the general public.. For anyon these closures please call our offices on – 01634 823800
From locally sourced food and drink to family friendly play areas and free parking, The Historic Dockyard Chatham is perfectly set for spending all day or just a few hours.
Enjoy a variety of delicious meals at our fantastic food outlets. Enjoy great British favourites at the NEW Mess Deck or hearty ‘doorstep’ sandwiches and hot Kent pies at the Wagon Stop Canteen.
Discovery and exploration doesn’t stop at our attractions and galleries. We also have two brilliant outdoor play areas and indoor soft play for our smaller visitors to enjoy.
The Historic Dockyard is delighted to offer its visitors free parking undercover in one of Europe’s oldest widespan metal structures or the South Mast Pond car parks.
The Historic Dockyard has made every effort to ensure that our almost 400 year old 80 acre site offers maximum accessibility for all our visitors.
Check out what’s going on at The Dockyard – from kids activities, temporary exhibitions to our big events!
Arrive by car, train, bus or even boat! The Historic Dockyard Chatham is accessible by a wide variety of routes.
Plan your day with us to ensure the children are occupied and you have a stress free day…
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|Ticket Type||Online Ticket Price||On-the-day Ticket Price||Additional Info|
|Concession||£19.50||£21.50||Senior Citizen, Ex-Forces, HM Forces with ID and Students|
|Children||£13.00||£14.00||Aged 5 – 15 years|
|Family||£58.00||£63.00||2 Adults and 2 Children or
1 Adult and 3 Children
|Additional Family Child||£9.50||£10.50||Applicable when adding additional children to a Family Ticket.|