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Family Activities

What's On

Morris Dancing Extravaganza!

The Historic Dockyard Chatham is delighted to host a Morris dancing party like no other! This event is in celebration of the 25th Anniversary Event for Wolfhead & Vixen Morris. ...

Summer at The Dockyard

Kick back and relax this summer here at the Dockyard as your little explorers will be entertained with an array of summer activities! Don’t forget the whole site is open to explore too… climb on board 3 historic warships, book onto our guided tours, visit the Victorian ropery and make some rope! Or let off some steam in our 3 play areas! More information coming soon!  ...

May Half Term

HM Submarine Ocelot interior at Chatham Historic Dockyard
Join us this May half term for a week of activities relating to our temporary exhibition: TATTOO: British Tattoo Art Revealed . More information coming soon  ...

Diving Deep: HMS Invincible 1744

The Historic Dockyard Chatham will be the first venue to host this immersive exhibition showcasing objects and findings from the Diving Deep: HMS Invincible archaeological excavation. ...

Call the Midwife Official Location Tours 2020

Come and explore where the real drama happens as a costumed midwife takes you on a walking tour of our historic site. With a picture book to help trigger your memories, you’ll see just how Neal Street Productions transform a 400 year old site back to the 1960s! ...

Salute to the 40s-One of Britain’s Best Vintage Festivals

One of Britain’s Best vintage Festivals is back and better than ever.  Live music, vintage entertainment and living history all capturing the spirit of the iconic 1940s. Discounted advance tickets are available now! ...

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Notice to Visitors

As with the rest of the world, Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust is closely monitoring the evolving situation around the global pandemic of COVID-19.

It is with sadness that following UK Government guidelines we have closed our visitor attraction to the public until further notice.

This closure extends to Call the Midwife Official Location Tours and The Festival of Steam and Transport (12 – 13 April).

Whilst outside of our control, we apologise for any inconvenience caused during this difficult time and would like to thank all our visitors for their understanding during this challenging period.