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VISIT THE HISTORIC DOCKYARD CHATHAM
A visit to The Historic Dockyard Chatham is a guaranteed adventure
Let your heart set sail through the tides of history. A fantastic day out in Kent awaits.
Thank you to everyone that visited The Historic Dockyard Chatham in 2023. Please be aware that we have now closed for the season. We look forward to welcoming you back in February 2024.
Whilst the Dockyard has its winter rest, we have it on good authority from the North Pole that the elves have given special permission to open the magical doors to our secret substation this festive season. Join us for Mission Christmas: The Clausometer Catastrophe on from Saturday 25 November to Sunday 24 December. Tickets are selling fast and we urge early booking to avoid disappointment.
10am – 4pm
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SEE AND DO
The story of Chatham Dockyard and its people can be discovered in our immersive exhibition galleries, such as Command of the Oceans and The Ropery. Explore three historic warships to learn about warship construction, refit and repair and examine important objects related to the Dockyard and the wider maritime world from the collections of Royal Museums Greenwich and Imperial War Museums.
Access to all galleries and ships is included in your admission ticket. Click on the tiles below to explore further …
EXPLORE OVER 70,000 objects STEEPED in 400 years of BRITISH history
A place like no other
Whether you’re a teacher, a group organiser or a party planner, we can facilitate a huge range of different visit types.
You might also be surprised to know, we’re a place where over 100 businesses have chosen to locate, that over 400 people call home and where over 600 people study with the University of Kent.
The most complete and best preserved dockyard of the age of sail
The Historic Dockyard Chatham is in the stewardship of independent charity, Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust.
The Trust aims to not only set the benchmark in maintaining excellence in the sympathetic preservation and use of The Historic Dockyard Chatham, its buildings, ships and collections through diverse re-use, but also to engage the widest possible audiences in learning about the significance and history of the former Royal Dockyard.
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