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  • Thursday, 13 October 2016 - 8:49am
    As experts on firepower and explosives, this year’s Fireworks at The National Museum of the Royal Navy’s Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower looks set to be even bigger and better than before.
    The sky above Explosion at Priddy’s Hard in Gosport will be lit up with an array of colours, timed with music on October 30th for the family-friendly event.
    There will be so much to see and do, including a fire-performer, bonfire, fairground, food and drink stalls, bouncy castle, face painters and free entry to Explosion.
  • Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 12:06pm


    We were delighted to welcome brother and sister David and Jill Stoker, who travelled from California and New Zealand to experience our Jutland exhibition.

    Their grandfather Philip White was a torpedo gunner on HMS Spitfire at the Battle of Jutland in 1916. They were delighted to spot an image which they think shows their grandfather in action at the Battle of Jutland.

  • Wednesday, 28 September 2016 - 8:27am
    Exciting exhibition of new laser-cut works by Helen Snell to be launched at The National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth
    The exhibition, A Long Shadow, marks the three year tenure by Helen as the museum’s artist in residence
  • Tuesday, 27 September 2016 - 2:26pm
    Nelson enthusiast Kate Jamieson taking modern HMS Victory flag to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro 
    She is raising money for Guillain-Barré and Associated Inflammatory Neuropathies (GAIN), a charity which supports those affected by Guillain-Barré Syndrome and other associated inflammatory neuropathies
  • Wednesday, 14 September 2016 - 4:29pm

    ·         Discovery of time capsule prompts nationwide appeal for artefacts

    ·         Everyday items of Wren life sought

    A time capsule, buried at Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose in 1974, and which defined the life of a naval Wren 40 years ago, has resurfaced and prompted organisers behind a major new exhibition to make a plea for artefacts to fill in gaps in the 100 year-long history of women in the navy.

  • Monday, 12 September 2016 - 4:27pm
    37 ton submarine embarks on 500 mile journey
    It will take centre stage at Scottish Submarine Heritage Centre
    Cold War midget submarine HMS Stickleback is on its way to a new home following its loan from The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) in Portsmouth to the Scottish Submarine Trust.

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands