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  • Admiralty Experitmental Works

    Admiralty Experimental Works (QinetiQ)

    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. Enjoy this rare chance to go beyond the security boundaries and find out about the history …

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  • Fort Brockhurst HOD

    Quiet Time visit to Fort Brockhurst + WW1 exhibition

    Gunner’s Way, Elson, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS  – opposite ‘The Range’ store If you dislike the bustle of busy weekend visiting then come along and enjoy Fort Brockhurst on this ‘quiet’ Friday. Explore this massive Victorian fortress at a leisurely pace. Open to all people …

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  • Medusa

    Onboard Medusa

    Meet at Haslar Marina pontoon, The Esplanade, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1NU Tour this restored Harbour Defence Motor Launch (HDML) Medusa, the last of her class in sea-going condition. Medusa is recognised as being one of the vessels selected to represent the nation’s maritime heritage by …

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    The Gosport Area Facebook Exhibition

    Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Ways, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS ‘The Gosport Area: memories and photos’ Facebook Group has nearly 14,500 members from near and far, all associated with Gosport over the years. They’ve shared precious memories and over 20,000 photos online, often from private family records. …

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  • 1950s Housewife

    The 1950’s Housewife

    SEARCH, 50 Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BU Explore the 1950s house and meet our housewife as she battles with her mangle and takes on the daily chores. Visit the old Corner Shop, have a look through the 1950s wardrobe and handle the household objects. …

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  • fatal duel

    Death in the Afternoon – A fatal duel

    Diving Museum, No 2 Battery, Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QU Hear the story of the last fatal duel between Englishmen on English soil! In 1854 Captain James Alexander Seton of the 11th Hussars in Gosport was challenged to a duel by Lieutenant Henry Hawkey …

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    HMS SULTAN – Aircraft Tours

    HMS Sultan, Military Road, Gosport, PO12 3BY A conducted tour around the different aircraft types used for training at HMS SULTAN. The types represent the different aircraft flown by the Royal Navy from the 1960s. Although many of the types are no longer in active service, …

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  • HMS Sultan Museums

    HMS Sultan – Museums

      HMS Sultan, Military Road, Gosport, PO12 3BY Two museums in the grounds of HMS Sultan. The Airfield Museum gives the history of the surrounding area used as an airfield from 1909-1956. Learn about the world’s first “Top Gun” establishment 1917-19, and how the ‘Gosport’ method …

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  • HMS Sultan Fort Rowner Tour

    HMS SULTAN – Fort Rowner Tour

    HMS Sultan, Military Road, Gosport, PO12 3BY A tour around one of the Palmerston Forts built to defend Portsmouth from the French. Visit the Tunnels, Caponiers, haunted Keep and Fort Museum in the grounds of the Royal Navy training establishment HMS Sultan. This tour is in …

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  • Diving Museum Gosport

    Underwater Explorers at the Diving Museum

    Diving Museum, No2 Battery, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QU Explore secrets of the deep and diving techniques through time, within a Victorian Gun Battery. Discover how sport, military and commercial divers have been going underwater, for the last 100 years. Experienced Diver-Guides will …

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