The best museums in Portsmouth in 2022

These are the top 10 best museums in Portsmouth, England, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Portsmouth, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Portsmouth.

These are the best museums in Portsmouth:

  1. HMS Victory at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard1

    HMS Victory at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Portsmouth
    HMS Victory at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a museum in Portsmouth. The museum features exhibits related to: maritime, personalities, weapons and war and social history. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: history of the georgian navy, the battle of trafalgar and admiral lord h
  2. The Mary Rose2

    The Mary Rose

    Portsmouth
    The Mary Rose is a museum in Portsmouth. The museum features exhibits related to: personalities, medicine, weapons and war, social history, decorative and applied art, science and technology, coins and medals, music, maritime, costume and textiles and archaeology. Key themes, people and exhibits in
  3. HMS Warrior 18603

    HMS Warrior 1860

    Portsmouth
    The pride of Queen Victoria, Warrior revolutionised warship construction. Powered by steam and sail, she was the largest and fastest ship of her day. Her most radical innovation was her citadel - an armoured box housing her guns.
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  5. Royal navy Submarine Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard4

    Royal navy Submarine Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Portsmouth
    Royal navy Submarine Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a museum in Gosport. The museum features exhibits related to: archives, fine art, weapons and war, costume and textiles, coins and medals, personalities, science and technology, maritime, social history and land transport.
  6. The D-Day Story5

    The D-Day Story

    Portsmouth
    The D-Day Story is a museum in Portsmouth that puts visitors at the heart of the Normandy Landings of June 1944. Through personal testimonies and artefacts it takes visitors through the entire operation, from the planning and build up to D-Day, to the operation itself, and the legacy of those action
  7. National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard6

    National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Portsmouth
    National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a museum in Portsmouth. The museum features exhibits related to: photography, land transport, archives, fine art, personalities, archaeology, costume and textiles, weapons and war, coins and medals, social history, decorative and a
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  9. HMS M.33 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard7

    HMS M.33 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Portsmouth
  10. Royal Marines Museum8

    Royal Marines Museum

    Portsmouth
    Royal Marines Museum is a museum in Southsea. The museum features exhibits related to: archives, social history, weapons and war, world cultures, land transport, coins and medals, costume and textiles, fine art, music and maritime.
  11. Boathouse 4 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard9

    Boathouse 4 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Portsmouth
  12. Southsea Castle10

    Southsea Castle

    Portsmouth
    Southsea Castle is a museum in Portsmouth. The museum features exhibits related to Weapons and War.

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