Action Stations UpdatesPlease note: Action Stations will be closed on Tuesday 4th December. We apologise for any inconvenience caused

Frequently asked questions

What height or age restrictions are there?

A vast majority of our activities are suitable for everyone. Here are the restrictions for the exhibits that have them:

Climbing Tower
Min height - 1.1m
Min weight - 19kg (3st)
Max weight - 108kg (17st)
Shoes must be worn and must not be open toed or high heeled.

Sky Tykes
Min height - None, but participant must fit in the harness safely and be able to walk
Max height - 1.22m
Shoes must be worn and must be secure on the foot. No flip flops or open heeled shoes.

Ride The Movie
Min height - 1.0m
Riders between 1.2m and 1.0m must be accompanied by an adult

Laser Quest
Players must be at least 6 years old, and over 1.1m in height.

Do I have to pay extra for each activity?

No! Our activities are all included with your Portsmouth Historic Dockyard All Attraction Ticket or Action Stations Single Attraction Ticket. Laser Quest does incur an additional cost and is not included with your ticket.

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How do I find you and where can I park?

Action Stations is part of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and is located within Portsmouth Naval Base with entry through Victory Gate at the corner of Queen Street and the Hard.

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is less than 5 miles from Junction 12 of the M27, follow the brown and white signs to 'Historic Dockyard' which will lead you to our official 295 space car park which is located only 400 yards from the entrance at Victory Gate. If this car park is full there are others within close proximity at Gunwharf Quays and Havant Street. Please see Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for more information.

Get Directions

If you are using a Sat Nav device, our car park postcode is PO1 3GW (Admiralty Road)

Park and ride service

Portsmouth's park and ride service runs seven days a week, is situated at a purpose-built location on the M275 entrance to Portsmouth.

The service includes:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • £4 a day
  • A smartcard system offering substantial savings

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