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The Historic Dockyard Chatham

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Kids on anchor at The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Attraction Information

The Historic Dockyard Chatham has a fantastic range of attractions, iconic buildings and historic ships to explore with your family of little historians. With lots to explore both indoors and outdoors, you’re sure to want to return again and again!

Home to rope making for almost 400 years it's your turn to make rope like the Victorians on the Victorian Ropery Tour. From a Cold Water submarine to a Victorian sloop the 3 historic warships will have you setting sail on a historical adventure like no other. Command the Ocean and explore the Age of Sail galleries through an immersive and interactive experience that the kids are certain to love. Head off for story time at the No.1 Smithery where you will unearth incredible tales of the past through objects, paintings and play.

Let the kids let off some steam in one of the many play areas. Run, jump and hide in the outdoor play area. Or scramble your way through the soft play indoor area. The beautiful garden space is an ideal setting to enjoy a tasty picnic full of tasty treats. Or visit the brand new mess dock for some tasty fish & chips and other delicious classics.

  • Explore Historic Warships
  • Victorian Ropery Tour
  • Tasty Food at the Mess Dock

Opening hours

2nd February - 16th February: 10:00 - 15:00

17th February - 31st March: 10:00 - 16:00

1st April - 27th October: 10:00 - 18:00

28th October - 24th November: 10:00 - 16:00



ME8 4TZ,

Phone number

01634 823800


General Admission (tickets valid for 12 months)
Adults: £25.00
Kids (5-15): £15.00
Concessions: £22.50
Family from £66.00

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