Step back in time to a world of British maritime magnificence at the Historic Dockyard Chatham, and discover our nation's naval history across 10 galleries and three warships with all the family with this Family Visit to The Historic Dockyard Chatham. There's over 400 years of history to be discovered at the Historic Dockyard Chatham, through exhibitions like Command of the Oceans, the Victorian Ropery and the RNLI Historic Lifeboat Collection as well as the three mighty warships HMS Gannet, HMS Cavalier and HMS Ocelot: a sloop, destroyer and submarine respectively. You'll have access to all of the exhibitions on the day as well as for a whole 12 months afterwards ' all you need to do is exchange your tickets on the day and you'll have a whole year of Historic Dockyard Chatham goodness to look forward to. There's one indoor and two outdoor play areas for the kids to burn off some of that excess energy, with object handling sessions too so they can get up close to history and engineering ingenuity. There's even a secret mission set by the Captain's Cat for them to complete if they want, making this a fun and historical day out for all the family!
Need to Know
On arrival please check in at the main visitor's entrance at the ticket desk and present your experience voucher. Here you will be given your annual tickets and asked for a couple of details to become an annual ticket holder at no extra cost. Once you have your tickets you are then free to explore The Historic Dockyard Chatham. There are 10 superb galleries and three historic warships to explore, each showcasing a different aspect of Royal Navy life and history.