Dockyard Apprentice and Nauticalia Shop, Portsmouth

Dockyard Apprentice and Nauticalia Shop, Portsmouth

Considering that the Dockyard Apprentice is today an exhibition place, it was once the world's greatest boat-building industry center. This impressive industrial complex of the 18th and 19th centuries once had 20,000 employers. Visit the place and get the chance to feel how was it to be a part of this great dreadnought-producing center.

The Nauticalia shop is specialized namely in the selling of sea-related souvenirs, presents and artifacts. The range of the things is indeed very large, diverse and one of the most interesting to be found in the area.

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Dockyard Apprentice and Nauticalia Shop on Map

Sight Name: Dockyard Apprentice and Nauticalia Shop
Sight Location: Portsmouth, England (See walking tours in Portsmouth)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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