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Devonport Naval Heritage Centre

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Well worth a visit!

The Naval Heritage Centre is so interesting and I personally like to visit more often! There is a... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2019
Patricia H
Fondest memories

My Father was bases at Devonport, he was stationed there on HMS Renown, where he did his National... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2019
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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The Devonport Naval Heritage Site and Visitor Centre records the development of The Dockyard and Plymouth's pivotal role in supporting the Royal Navy through major conflicts since 1300, including two World Wars. Through its collections, interactive...more
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Corner of Albany St and Granby Way Devonport, Plymouth PL1 4RW, England
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Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

The kids were keen to see this place so I called earlier in the week but no one picked up. My email went unanswered, so we simply turned up. Despite several signs there doesn’t appear to be any actual building and a lot if construction....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

The Naval Heritage Centre is so interesting and I personally like to visit more often! There is a lot of naval artefacts to look at from different types of uniform which has been worn over the years. It's interesting to see how the uniform has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Patricia H
Reviewed March 2, 2019

My Father was bases at Devonport, he was stationed there on HMS Renown, where he did his National Service. He was a chef Petty Officer, training the Chinese in the gally. We used to go to Navy Day & some of my Fathers ex Navy...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank firlands
Reviewed February 21, 2019

Can't rate this tour highly enough - fantastic tour and talk by a former Junior Officer crew member who gave a real flavour of what life was like on this amazing Sub. Apart from all the nuts and bolts of how the sub worked, he...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Kabba12
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Great day spent at the Heritage Centre. Justin showed us around HMS Courageous and Ray from Bray showed us around the Heritage Centre. Both were excellent and really made the day for us.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Catherine M
LucyP2283, Manager at Devonport Naval Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Catherine, We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visits here with us! We hope to see you again soon! Thank you, Naval Heritage Team

Reviewed August 13, 2018

Went to see and visit HMS Courageous. A very good experience. Well looked after on arrival by Naval and civillian staff. Some exhibits are very good to look at, especially the models. The guide knew his stuff but it only covered his experience. He left...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank speedtalk
Reviewed August 1, 2018

A really fascinating morning being shown around this decommissioned submarine by a retired submariner who had served on it and so his knowledge was real and extensive and delivered with a personal touch. We saw all sorts, from the tiny galley where the chips were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Fiona C
Reviewed July 8, 2018

I went as part of Plymouth's month long history festival. I was the only one who turned up for a free tour. This turned out to be brilliant for me as I had a 2 hr bespoke tour of many fascinating buildings and artefacts. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

I booked a tour of this centre, not knowing what was there/on offer, and found myself being put on a 2hour tour of the decommissioned nuclear powered submarine Courageous. This turned out to be an absolutely fantastic tour but I'm a bit confused as to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Joyce C
Reviewed June 5, 2018

IV'E just returned from this really worthwhile place, we went as a group of friends, all retired ,and it was so entertaining and educational, the guys that take you around are so interested in the subject they are talking about that it rubs of onto...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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April 22, 2018|
Response from bernard c | Reviewed this property |
hi i would have thought so yes
September 19, 2017|
Response from DNHC | Property representative |
Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will investigate removing these pictures. Hopefully we will soon be joining forces with our friends in NMRN and will therefore be able to share these pictures to the... More