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The World’s Only Hovercraft Museum!


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The Hovercraft Museum, Marine Parade West, Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire, PO13 9NS

The Hovercraft Museum’s collection is unique, irreplaceable, and inspiring, including five craft listed on The National Historic Ships register. It’s a great visit for fact-loving enthusiasts and also families who just wanna have fun…

Situated on a Transport Heritage Site, the museum has over 50 Hovercraft on display including military, commercial, multi-purpose, rescue, survey, exploration, racing, fun and recreational. In size, they range from the smallest to the largest commercial car carrying hovercraft in the world.

Whilst visiting us, why not enjoy our free guided tour or self tour with our guidebook and children’s quizzes. During your visit drinks and refreshments are available to purchase in the cafe along with a selection of souvenirs to remember your visit.

Duration: Allow 90 minutes

Event Times

Sunday 08 September  1000 – 1600
Sunday 15 September  1000 – 1600

Booking Details

No booking required, just turn up and enjoy.




Most of the site is flat and accessible for wheelchair and pushchairs, although access to some exhibits is via a few small stairs. The toilets are located on the ground floor.

Organised by

The Hovercraft Museum Trust



The museum is situated on Marine Parade West which offers free parking along the seafront and there is usually plenty of parking available for cars and coaches. Solent Ranger X5 bus route that runs between Gosport and Southampton via the Richmond Road bus stop (2 minutes walk to the museum).