Your Visit


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.


PLEASE CALL BEFORE YOU VISIT OUR EXHIBITIONS AS OPENING TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE 02393 870200. 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 an 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.

Guildhall Market

We are thrilled to announce the launch of Guildhall Market selling local produce and products weekdays in Cafe Guildhall.

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 £4 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?

Please note that the cafe is closed on Tuesday 29th March 2016. The Café Guildhall is open Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm, as well as 6pm onwards before and during events.

The Portsmouth Music Experience Exhibition

Exhibition, Cinema, Radio Station & Recording Studio. FREE entrance.

Please note that The Portsmouth Music Experience will be closed on the following days: Wednesday 6th April, Saturday 16th April, Saturday 23rd April, Friday 29th April and Saturday 30th April. The Portsmouth Music Experience 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.

VIP and Hospitality

Let us spoil you

Celebrating a special event? Upgrade your tickets to include pre-show hospitality with a glass of bubbly at only £15.