Your Visit

Access All Areas Gallery

The Portsmouth Music Experience & Cinema

The Access All Areas gallery not only features spectacular touring exhibitions, but visitors are also able to enjoy rooms that reflect on Portsmouth music and the history of the Guildhall, and how this all fits into a wider historical context.


Make a weekend out of your event! We are in close proximity to a variety of quality hotels & lodges.

Establishments range from Hotels, Luxury Guest House and small B&Bs.


aspex Gallery have teamed up with Portsmouth Guildhall to present a brand new, FREE exhibition space entitled Aspex+Guildhall that brings contemporary arts from the southern region to the centre of the city. The new gallery was launched in June 2014 and is located in the basement of the Guildhall.

Box Office

Book online, via telephone or in person.

The Box Office is open Monday to Friday: 9am - 5pm and Saturday 10am - 2pm. We also have a 24/7 online and telephone booking service.

Freda Swain Lounge

Explore your Guildhall, and discover... The Freda Swain Lounge

A free space for professional people to work or meet in a relaxed, sophisticated environment, with plenty of parking available in the area. We are a short 3min walk from the Portsmouth & Southsea train station, and also within walking distance from Gunwharf Quays and Commercial Road.

Getting Here

Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, PO1 2AB

Portsmouth Guildhall is easily accessible by road or train.

Guildhall Accessibility

We understand that some of our customers have limited mobility and may need some assistance in the venue.

House Rules

Rules governing your visit to Portsmouth Guildhall


The Isambard Brunel Car Park, The Park and Ride.

A multi-storey car park only 200 metres from the Guildhall at Alec Rose Lane, PO1 2BX. The newly introduced Park and Ride scheme offers £2 all day parking and direct access into the city centre.

Pre-show Café & Bars

Why not pop in during the day or before your show?

The Café Guildhall is open Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm, as well as 6pm onwards before and during events.

VIP and Hospitality

Let us spoil you

Celebrating a special event? Upgrade your tickets to include pre-show hospitality with a glass of bubbly & nibbles at only £8.50.