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No25. HMS Sultan – Gosport Airfield and Marine Engineering Museums (21 Sept...

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HMS Sultan (Caledonia Gate)

Military Road

Gosport

PO12 3BY

United Kingdom

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Booking for this event has now closed, if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us. ORGANISER CONTACT DETAILS: E-mail: bookings@gosportheritage.co.uk Tel: 07849 399 823 (not manned 24 hours a day, please leave a message and someone will return your call)
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Two fascinating museums in 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 developed by Smith-Barrie and was adopted by the world's airforces. See the 'Gosport Tube', developed for comunicating in WW1 aircraft.

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.

Family friendly but children must be fully supervised. Event not suitable for children under the age of 5.

Entrance: Caledonia Gate, HMS Sultan, Military Road, Gosport, PO12 3BY

Duration: 90 mins

Booking OPENS on 24 Aug at 09:30.

Advance Registration required: Limited spaces on each tour. You may book up to 5 tickets per booking.

To complete your registration you will need your name, contact telephone number, email, post code, car registration (if appropriate)

Please complete registration within 20:00 minutes.
After this, the reservation we're holding will be released to others.

Alternative dates: If your first choice of date or time is fully booked, you can either add your name to the waitlist or return to the booking page of our website and choose again.

Other tours at HMS Sultan on Saturday 21th September:

  • HMS Sultan: Fort Rowner

  • HMS Sultan: Aircraft

If you also want to register for these tours, please make sure you pick times which do not over-lap.


FAQs and More information:

Security: HMS Sultan is an active Military Establishment. Photo ID is required for all adult visitors. You must bring your ticket with you. Vehicle Registration Numbers must be provided in advance. Bags may be searched.

Please note:The Establishment may have to cancel at short notice for operational reasons. HMS Sultan reserves the right to refuse access on the day. No other part of HMS Sultan will be open to visitors.

Accessibility: Partial wheelchair access (Airfield Museum on ground floor but Marine Engineering Museum is upstairs). For full accessibility options and facilities available, please go to www.gosportheritage.co.uk

Children: Accompanied children welcome.

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



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HMS Sultan (Caledonia Gate)

Military Road

Gosport

PO12 3BY

United Kingdom

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