Underwater Explorers at the Diving Museum
Show / Display
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 be on hand to make your visit a special event. Learn why Gosport is central to the history of diving. Also, view The Deane Helmet which is the world’s first successful diving helmet and dates from the early 1820s. The Historic Diving Society are extremely proud to have it in their museum in Gosport, on loan from The Science Museum, as this is the first time it has ever been on display.
- Thursday 13 September: 1100-1600
- Friday 14 September: 1100-1600
No Booking Needed
Entry steps into Battery may restrict wheelchair access, but volunteers willing to lift chair down steps. Also a wheelchair is available for use once in the Battery.
- Adjacent pay-and-display car park
- Adjacent cafe
- Adjacent public toilets
- Family friendly
- Some steps
- Assistance dogs welcome
- On public transport route
The Historic Diving Society
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