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VISIT THE HISTORIC DOCKYARD CHATHAM

PAY FOR A DAY, VISIT FREE FOR 1 YEAR

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.

OPENING TIMES

10am – 5pm

Open Daily

ADMISSION

BOOK ONLINE & SAVE

Discounted tickets are available online (must book at least one day in advance)

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ATTRACTIONS

THINGS TO
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 …

Collections

EXPLORE OVER 70,000 objects STEEPED in 400 years of BRITISH history

DIVE DEEPER

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.

Tie the knot at the Dockyard

Your Dream Kent Wedding

We have four stunning historic venues, for you to say ‘I do’. We’ll take your vision and bring it to life creating the day of your dreams.

OUR CHARITY

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.