13. WW2 Bunker Exposed!

13. WW2 Bunker Exposed!

In Person

Guided Tour

ARP Bunker, The Avenue, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2JU

Enjoy a rare opportunity to investigate inside the only surviving WW2 Air Raid Precaution Bunker and Civil Defence Centre in Hampshire.

You will discover how it was used during WW2 by various services who all bravely worked to protect and assist Gosport’s community during German bombing raids.

This building is now home to a reference library, archive and store for The Diving Museum, and they will provide your Guide for this unique experience.

Duration: approx 30 – 35 minutes

Local Heroes to the Rescue


Sunday 12 September: 1100, 1200, 1330 & 1430
Sunday 19 September: 1100, 1200, 1330 & 1430


Pre-booking: Required

Please DIY book via the BOOK NOW button.  But for people who may experience difficulty with booking online themselves, we can help.

Contact us from 0930 to 1700. Monday to Saturday….

In-person:  Gosport Tourist Information Centre (at the Bus Station)

By Phone:  023 9252 2944 or 07849 399 823

By Emailbookings@gosportheritage.co.uk (subject line:  ASSISTED BOOKING)

Booking opens: 21 August 2021 0930
Booking closes: 17 September 2021 1700



Narrow corridors and only accessible via a flight of steps. Not suitable for wheelchairs, mobility aids, pushchairs etc. Rest Points available. On-road parking only.

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COVID-19 Considerations

This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival.




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This site, though small, has an establised wildflower garden and a bug hotel.


MAP/DIRECTIONS (approximate)

For travel information about how to get to and around Gosport, click here.

On junction of Trebourba Drive and adjacent to Alverstoke Church of England Junior School entrance.

The Avenue, Alverstoke, PO12 2JU