Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Visit the magnificent historic ships HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860 and the Mary Rose as well as the fascinating Mary Rose Museum, Royal Naval Museum and Action Stations, an interactive attraction on the modern‐day Navy.Live and breathe our nation's naval heritage through three of the most important warships…
Distance: 1.3 miles away

Eastney Beam Engine House

Eastney Beam Engine House is a Victorian engine house dating from 1887 that contains two James Watt beam engines.The pumps were built as part of a plan to improve Portsmouth's sewage system.The other element of the plan was large holding tanks which held the sewage until the pumps…
Distance: 2 miles away

Explosion Museum Of Naval

Welcome to Explosion, museum of Naval Firepower, situated on the Gosport side of Portsmouth Harbour, Hampshire, UK ‐ tracing Naval ordnance from the Battle of Trafalgar to the Gulf War.Explosion, The Museum of Naval Firepower is an award winning, hands on, interactive museum telling the story of naval…
Distance: 2.1 miles away

Action Stations

Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard takes you to the heart of today's modern Royal Navy. From the action movie Command Approved PG shown in our state of the art 275 seat cinema to the true to life helicopter, weapons and operations room simulators you'll soon find…
Distance: 1.3 miles away

Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum

The famous writer Charles Dickens was born in this modest house in Portsmouth, England in 1812. The house has miraculously survived and is now preserved as a museum furnished in the style of 1809 which is when John and Elizabeth Dickens set up the first home of…
Distance: 0.4 miles away

City Museum and Records

The Records Office is housed in the same building as Portsmouth City Museum. It holds the official records of Portsmouth City Council which survive from the 14th century; local Anglican and Non‐Conformist church registers and records from 16th century; large collections of material deposited by local businesses,…
Distance: 1.2 miles away

Lilliput Antique Doll and

This cottage museum was established in Brading in 1974, and was formed from the private doll collection started by the Munday family in 1960. It is acknowledged as being one of the finest and most important collections in Great Britain with over 2000 exhibits on display dating…
Distance: 8.9 miles away

Natural History Museum and

The museum tells the story of the wild things of the riverbank, marshes, woods and urban areas of Portsmouth. Have a look for the heron stalking its prey and the brent geese coming into land after their 3000 km flight from the arctic. You can also…
Distance: 1.6 miles away

Royal Marines Museum

Entrench yourself in the colourful and exciting history of the Royal Marines, brought to life through dramatic and interactive displays. The story of the Royal Marines begins in 1664 when A Marine Regiment was first formed. It continues to the present day, where you can find out more…
Distance: 1.8 miles away

Royal Navy Submarine Museum

The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, where you can dive into the past and the future Explore our Visitor Centre, take a virtual tour of the Museum and HMS Alliance, our key exhibit. The Submarine Museum holds a wide and varied collection, totalling over 4,000 objects under…
Distance: 2.1 miles away

Spitbank Fort

A massive man‐made island, sitting a mile offshore from Portsmouth Harbour, Spitbank Fort is one of the most unusual military buildings ever constructed and one of the most unique venues to be found anywhere.During June, July and August you can visit the spectacular Spitbank Fort on Sunday afternoons…
Distance: 3.1 miles away

Fishbourne Roman Palace

the largest Roman building on public display north of the Alps. It is very early in the Roman occupation of Britain and is often associated with Togidubnus the local king who was an ally of Rome. Fishbourne was discovered in the early 1960's and excavated in considerable…
Distance: 11.9 miles away

Sandown Airport

Display of aircraft, artefacts, uniforms and memorabilia from WW1 and WW2 in particular The Battle of Britain, The Blitz and The Home Front.…
Distance: 11.8 miles away

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