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National Museum of the Royal Navy, HMS Warrior

The National Museum of the Royal Navy tells the story of the Royal Navy from the earliest times to the present day. Our mission is to inspire enjoyment and engagement with the continuing history and modern role of the Royal Navy. Our unique collection of venues across the UK with an abundance of atmosphere and history offers you the opportunity to become part of this mission when hosting your event with us. Your contribution through venue hire is essential in the conservation of Britain’s naval heritage, helping us share our work with communities far and wide, supporting our vision to be the world’s most inspiring Naval Museum, linking Navy to Nation.


HMS Warrior is an unusual and enchanting wedding venue in Hampshire. A totally unique wedding location, offering a blend of style history and atmosphere that will make your event truly memorable. Unique wedding venue in Hampshire.

Discover one of the most sought after locations on the South Coast – the historic and elegant HMS Warrior 1860. The unique venue provides the perfect setting for a truly memorable wedding. You and your wedding guests can promenade the decks at leisure, making the most of the spectacular views across Portsmouth’s famous harbour.

Steeped in history, the venue blends its original charm, character and Victorian architecture with all the trappings and superb service of 21st-century hospitality. When you plan your day at HMS Warrior, you will benefit from the services of the fantastic, dedicated and friendly events team who will professionally manage and co-ordinate your big day.

The HMS Warrior has flexible and spacious surroundings to cater for weddings of all sizes. The superb maritime venue is licensed to hold civil ceremonies, allowing you to spend your whole day in the unique setting. The Captain’s Cabin can accommodate up to 20 guests for a romantic ceremony, while the Officer’s Half Deck can hold up to 95. The Officer’s Half Deck can also be used for formal receptions for up to 60 guests whle the main gun deck can seat up to 260!

The income received from visitors, donations, events and fundraising ensure that the Warrior is preserved for many generations to come. Choosing the Warrior as your wedding venue will contribute to keeping the historic ship well-maintained – your contribution will be greatly appreciated!



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