Scouting and Guiding groups


Brand new workshops for Cubs, Beavers, Scouts, Guides and Brownies at the National Museum of the Royal Navy. Delve deeper into our museums and discover more about the story of the Royal Navy!
This includes possible badge links to communications, remembrance, local knowledge, art and culture and many more.
Please download the flyer for more details about our exciting workshop visits.
Please contact or 02392 894553  for more details and how to book a workshop visit.

Jutland Jack

Discover the story of Jutland jack Cornwall VC and what happened to him at the battle of Jutland in 1916, the biggest sea battle of the First World War. Handle artefacts, Piece together his story, find out more about the Victoria cross and access the battle of Jutland blockbuster exhibition. 2 hours, £80 for a group of up to 35 people.

Sea Girls

Discover the stories of women who have served in the Royal Navy over the past 200 years from the times of HMS Victory through to today, the group investigate these stories using interactive multimedia kit bags, then using this information they then produce their own news reports using our iPads. These reports can then emailed back to the group leader. They also have access to the exhibition and subject to availability get to interview some ladies who served in the WRNs. £80 for 2 hour session up to 35 people.


New! Attic investigators!

Explore our Georgian storehouse attics not normally open to the public and delve into artefacts not on display. See how these buildings were built and what they were used for and take crayon rubbings and photos to record evidence of our artefacts. £50 for 1 hour session


Remembrance: Our Stories

Using veteran case studies and our unique, multi-media kitbags allows your group interpret different types of primary evidence and develop historical enquiry skills to out find more about the experiences of servicemen and women.  Kitbag resources include artefacts, photographs, face to face interviews and official documents relating to World War 2. Each session lasts 1.5 hour at times. £50 for a 1.5 hour session


New! Young Sailor Heroes:

Uncover the stories of 4 young people who served in the Royal Navy in two of the biggest battles over the last 200 years, from Trafalgar to the Battle of Jutland. Use our kitbags to uncover their stories, interpret and piece together the evidence to compile and make a iPad news report based on their story. Meet the experts and uncover how the Royal Navy and its people have been represented in art.  Each session lasts 1.5 hours, £50 for a group of up to 35 people.


We are now able to offer sleepovers for scouting and guiding groups at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum. Slots for 2017 are now fully booked but we are taking enquiries for 2018.

Sleepovers are held on Friday evenings and consist of 4 activities, one of which includes going on board HMS Alliance, these activities are based on badgework before watching a film in the main museum building and then sleeping over.

Costs:£28 per young person with adults and leaders free. A deposit of £350 is required to secure the booking with the remaining balance paid at least 21 days before the sleepover. Costs include evening of activities and breakfast.

For more information please email or phone 02392 727 564.

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands