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What’s On

at The Historic Dockyard?

Due to COVID-19 your visit will be a little bit different, please read 'Know Before you Go' for the latest information.

TATTOO: British Tattoo Art Revealed

Tattoo British Tattoo Art Revealed at Chatham Historic Dockyard
The incredible exhibition, Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed, was installed in our No.1 Smithery gallery in March but, a week before we were due to open the doors and celebrate our blockbuster show, Britain went into lockdown due to COVID-19 and the Dockyard sadly had to close its gates to the public. The exhibition has been sat in the dark for four months but we’re delighted to announce we will be opening the doors for all to enjoy on Saturday 25 July. ...

Call the Midwife Official Location Tours 2020

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 spot the familiar filming locations and see just how Neal Street Productions transform a 400 year old site back to the 1960s. ...

THE WAGON STOP CANTEEN

Eat alongside historic Locomotives in our our Wagon Stop Canteen. Hugely popular with our visitors and serving a hearty ‘workshop’ menu - ‘doorstep’ sandwiches, hot Kentish pies, cakes and delicious Kentish ice cream.

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MESS DECK

** The full restaurant is currently closed. Fish & Chips are being served on our outside terrace from The Dockyard Fish & Shippy **

If you think you know what our restaurant is like, think again! The Mess Deck serves the great British favourites, including our legendary fish and chips, all to be enjoyed sitting in an extraordinary building and outside terrace area.

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Latest blog articles

... dig deeper into life at The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a Curator, a Master Ropemaker or a Visit Maker? We regularly take you behind the scenes with our blog articles giving you a small insight into our people and what’s involved in the day to day running of our historic site, as well as some interesting inspiration for alternative visits.

 

The Historic Dockyard Chatham is now open to visitors.

For your safety, and in line with the latest government guidelines, things will be different from your last visit and there will be a few changes to how you’ll explore our 80-acre site. Please take a moment to read our ‘KNOW BEFORE YOU GO‘ information.

If you have any queries that are not answered on this page, please contact us via info@chdt.org.uk 

If you are trying to contact us via telephone, we are experiencing a high volume of calls and we ask for your patience during this time.