Dockyard Apprentice, Portsmouth

4.2
#6 of 15 in Historic Sites in Portsmouth
History comes alive at Dockyard Apprentice, an exhibit narrating the story of dockyard life during the early 20th century. Visitors have a chance to become apprentices for a day, experiencing the smells, sounds, and atmosphere of the old dockyard, as well as learning all about the old skills and crafts that once made this a major shipbuilding center. Go to the website to take a preview of the exhibit and download the useful Layout Guide. Add Dockyard Apprentice to your Portsmouth travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Portsmouth journey planning site.
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  • A good illustration of many of the trades that were found in this historic dockyard, and how hard it was to train and then work in their preferred skill.  more »
  • very good although it was not made clear what the Apprenticeships were when walking round, could have done with more info about machines too  more »
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