Admiralty Experimental Works (QinetiQ)

Admiralty Experitmental Works

Admiralty Experimental Works (QinetiQ)

Guided Tour

QinetiQ Ltd, Haslar Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AG

A presentation and tour of the hydrodynamic and maritime life support facilities at QinetiQ’s Haslar site, formerly the Admiralty Experiment Works. The presentation will cover the history and development of the site and the types of test that have been conducted in support of the Royal Navy and others since the late nineteenth century.

Duration approx 90 mins


  • Saturday 9 September: Tour 1030 & 1300


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BOOKINGS IN PERSON (for those who have no email account or would prefer someone else to book for them) at Gosport Discovery Centre on Saturday 19 Aug ONLY from 1000 (Note: TIC will NOT deal with any bookings on this day).

BOOKINGS BY TELEPHONE/EMAIL on Sunday 20 Aug from 1000 (Note: TIC will NOT be open for in person bookings on this day). Subsequent bookings (for those who have no email account or would prefer someone else to book for them), as long as they are available, during usual TIC opening Mon to Sat, 0930 to 1700.

Booking Contact: Gosport Tourist Information Centre (TIC)
Call: 023 9252 2944


The site is large and the tour will involve walking, including using stairs. No passenger lift is available. Vehicles will not be permitted on site, please park in local roads or at the Submarine Museum – approximately 0.5 miles. Children under the age of 18 will not be permitted on the Haslar site.


IMPORTANT – Due to security the tour is only open to UK PASSPORT holders – Photo ID is to be provided prior to admission. Photography is NOT permitted on the site.


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