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HMS Sultan – Marine Engineering Museum

In Person

Guided Tour

HMS Sultan, Military Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 3BY

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 the present day.

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

Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the tour.

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

Duration 90 minutes

Event Times

Saturday 14 September  0930, 1100 & 1230

Booking Details

Pre-booking: Required
Please self book, but if you experience any difficulties please contact us.

Assisted Booking Telephone: 023 9217 7392 or 07849 399 823
Booking opens: 17 August 2024 09:30
Booking closes: 06 September 2024 17:00


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

Additional Information

This is a military site so security requirements will be in force. Bags & cars may be searched. Photo ID is required on arrival. Parking is available on-site. Please provide your car registration number when booking. Please give details for ALL people on your booking. Booked places are non-transferable.

The RNEBS Alston Memorial Historical Society (HMS SULTAN Marine Engineering Museum) – Home Page (

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HMS Sultan



Entry via Caledonia Gate in Military Road.