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24. HMS Sultan – Museum Tours


Guided Tour

HMS Sultan, Military Road, Gosport, PO12 3BY

Explore two fascinating museums within 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 of flying training was adopted by the world. Look out for one of Gosport’s astounding inventions, ‘The Gosport Tube’.

The Marine Engineering Museum gives the history of marine engineering in the Royal Navy. Displaying a collection of Records, Artefacts and Memorabilia covering Marine Engineering training in HMS Sultan, Fisgard and Caledonia from 1903 to present day.

Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of tour.

Family-friendly but children must be fully supervised. Event is not suitable for children under the age of five.

This tour is held in conjunction with two other events at HMS SULTAN. Visitors should book each tour they wish to join at separate times in the day.


Saturday 17 September: 0930, 1100 & 1230


Pre-booking: Required

Please self book, but if you experience any difficulties please contact us
Call: 07849 399823

Booking opens: 20 August 2022 09:30
Booking closes: 5 September 2022 17:00


The Marine Engineering Museum is on upper floor, accessible via stairs only, so not suitable for wheelchairs.

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This is a military site so security requirements will be in force

  • Bags & cars may be searched
  • Photo ID is required on arrival
  • Please provide your car registration number when booking your tickets, if appropriate.
  • Parking is available on-site.
  • Please give details for ALL people on your booking.
  • Booked places are non-transferable.



HMS Sultan

MAP/DIRECTIONS (approximate)

Entry via Caledonia Gate in Military Road.