National Museum of the Royal Navy


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Celebrate your special day in our glorious Hampshire venues. From our stunning ships to our magnificent museums, each wedding venue provides a stunning and unique setting.


Discover one of the most sought after locations on the south coast; the famous HMS Warrior.

The Captain's Cabin and the Officers' Half Deck is licenced for ceremonies from 20 - 95 guests before moving upstairs to the Top Deck for open air drinks with views across the spectacular harbour. For your reception guests move downstairs to dine and dance the night away in the historic Gun Deck with space for up to 240.

This incredible venue provides the perfect setting for a truly memorable wedding. Ceremony and Reception or Reception only packages are available.


Tucked away in Gosport, Explosion Museum sits on the historic Priddy’s Hard with fantastic views across the Solent and the naval dockyard. For your special day, you and up to 150 guests can enjoy the entire footprint of the museum – outside the camber basin for reception drinks and picturesque photographs, the museum galleries for you and your guests to explore, and exclusive hire of our stunning 18th century Grand Magazine for the wedding ceremony and breakfast.

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This historic venue blends its original charm, character, and Victorian splendor with the superb service of 21st-century hospitality. Warrior has flexible and spacious surroundings to cater for weddings of all sizes, and is licensed for civil ceremonies. Exclusive hire offers a truly one-of-a-kind experience. Commissioned in August 1861, HMS Warrior is both a unique and elegant venue, offering spectacular views of Portsmouth Harbour As you arrive at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the sleek black lines of Britain’s first iron-hulled, armoured warship are a permanent feature of the city’s skyline Packages available, reception hire or ceremony only hire Spectacular, historic maritime setting Reception Capacity ( Indoor / Outdoor ) : 240HistoricUnique Wedding VenueUnusualClassicFormal View More
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Current Promotions

Exclusive Promotion:

Summer Wedding Package, applicable from the 1st April – 30th September 2022 (offer excludes Bank Holidays) • Day catering for up to 40 guests – 3 course wedding breakfast • Reception drink & half bottle of wine per person • Evening catering for up to 80 guests • Decorations • Resident DJ • Security • Staffing, venue set up & clear down Total: £7,550 + VAT

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HM Naval Base (PP66), HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3NH

National Museum of the Royal Navy

  • HM Naval Base (PP66)
  • HM Naval Base
  • Portsmouth
  • Hampshire
  • PO1 3NH
  • United Kingdom

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