Discover what life was like for a Victorian sailor aboard HMS Warrior 1860. One of the first armor-plated, iron-hulled warships, it was built from 1859-1861 and today serves as a maritime museum. Aboard the restored ship, sit at the mess-deck table, participate in a gun drill, and freely pick up artifacts to inspect them more closely. Explore four decks of displays, and ask crew members and other staff any questions you have. The venue offers rotating activities and demonstrations, so check the schedule before you visit. You can also purchase your tickets online before visiting. Using our custom trip planner, Portsmouth attractions like HMS Warrior 1860 can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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HMS Warrior 1860 Reviews
Well worth a visit, a lot of the compartments have been made up as they would have been during service. No guide but information throughout the vessel and opportunities to practice your sword... more »
Really enjoyed my time on this ship. Interesting history and they have done a great job with the restoration. All the ships at Portsmouth are worth a visit. You really need two days at the Historic... more »
Fabulous piece of living history and great fun to explore. The reason for the missing star is that there are no information panels / labels to explain what anything is / does. In fairness there are knowledgeable volunteers around to ask if you wish.
I can't praise this enough. They give you so much access to the ship. And she is stunning to behold. Well worth the time and the money to go and see her.
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