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Very informative and interesting museum. A good collection of artifacts and art help to make this a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Small historical display

Interesting exhibition with a video and displays. There is the original sail as well which was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative and interesting museum. A good collection of artifacts and art help to make this a good visit. If you visit the HMS Victory then you really should visit here as well.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 1 week ago

It gives a good history of the battle of Trafalgar and a very good accompaniment to the tour of the HMS Victory.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting exhibition with a video and displays. There is the original sail as well which was great to see and to see it's history and conservation

Thank BlackRose200
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Maybe not the most exciting thing on the historic docks sight but well worth a visit as it gives context to do much of the other stuff.

Thank richardsJ8147EJ
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Combined with the visit to the victory it provides a really great introduction to the battle of trafalgar. A useful interactive quiz provokes thoughtful reflection and the aud-visual presentation was outstanding in its portrail Well done the historic dockyards

Thank sgn0rman
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Don't know if which way round we should have done this. I think we should have done it twice before and after the Victory as it helped to make sense of a lot of what we had seen. Doesn't take a huge amount of time...More

Thank G3353TIsandrat
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Re-visit, but we always find just that one extra snippet of information. Brings back memories of earlier visits. Explains the history of the ship figureheads and shows, I think a replica, of the funeral barge which took Lord Nelson on the Thames.

Thank Jacquie G
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We spent most of an afternoon walking through this exhibit. Slowly does it is important so that you have time to read and understand what is being presented. It was quite well designed and presented.

Thank saylesp
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I agree that it is best to do this after visiting HMS Victory. The museum is excellent with much to see including an interesting collection of nautical figureheads but the real treat is the Panorama. The film and narration about the Battle of Trafalgar is...More

Thank NB1957
Reviewed 4 June 2018

One of the 11 attractions that help glue this whole experience together and make it a great place to visit and re-visit.

Thank Paul W
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trudy n
6 September 2018|
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You must do The Victory and Mary Rose. HNS Warrior is also brilliant.