The National Museum of the Royal Navy museums and attractions are now open - please check museum pages for opening times.

Pre-booking is essential and we encourage visitors to wear masks for their safety and the safety of others.

HMS Caroline remains temporarily closed. Find The Latest COVID-19 Updates Here.
 

 

Events

  • Date:
    Mon, 18/10/2021 (All day) to Sun, 24/10/2021 (All day)

    Hartlepool will be having family activities beginning on 18th October these feature historical demonstration which are weather dependant. These activities gear up to a ‘Meet the Navy’ event on 23rd/24th October where members of the armed forces will be on hand with fun family activities and there will be navy boats in the marina.

    Where: Hartlepool

    When: 18 - 24 Oct 2021

    Entry Price: Free with a valid museum ticket.

  • Date:
    Sat, 23/10/2021 - 10:00am to Sun, 31/10/2021 - 5:00pm

    Explore the amazing artefacts from HMS Invincible, meet the people who put the exhibition together and hear about the hidden stories of Diving Deep before the exhibition leaves Portsmouth at the end of October 2021.

    Where: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

    When: 23 - 31 Oct (10 am - 5 pm)

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  • Date: Sat, 23/10/2021 -
    12:00pm to 4:00pm

    Join Red Sauce Theatre to discover a tale about a tail that belonged to our mystery Ship’s cat!

    This theatre production is especially for Halloween and is suitable for families and will involve audience participation!

    Where: Victory Gallery, Victory National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

    When: 23 Oct (12 pm - 4 pm)

    Entry Price: Free with a valid ticket. Suitable for all ages.

  • Date:
    Thu, 28/10/2021 (All day) to Sat, 30/10/2021 (All day)

    Join Abs and Alex of the History Tellers as they take off with some epic storytelling this week about the amazing stories, incredible tales, and unbelievable achievements of people and events in the Fleet Air Arm history.

    In "Pilots and Pioneers" they look at the daring days of first flights, from early experiments to the fearless supersonic 'jet jockeys' of the 50s and beyond.

  • Date:
    Wed, 03/11/2021 (All day) to Sun, 28/11/2021 (All day)

    The popular Christmas carol concert under the wings of Concorde returns this year at Yeovilton’s Fleet Air Arm Museum.

    Visitors can join the HMS Heron Royal Navy Volunteer Band under Concorde 002 in Hall Four of the Yeovilton museum. The concert features several classics and festive numbers for the occasion.

    Tickets include a mince pie and mulled wine on arrival. A bar and refreshments will also be available.

    Where: Fleet Air Arm Museum

    When: 11 Nov (11:30 am - 4 pm)

  • Date:
    Wed, 03/11/2021 (All day) to Sun, 28/11/2021 (All day)

    World War Two Veterans Portraits

    This exhibition of over thirty portraits is the culmination of three years work by artist Nel Brooks. 

    Since December 2017, she and her husband (and two cats) have travelled the country in their red bus, meeting surviving veterans and detailing each of their stories in these portraits.

  • Date: Thu, 11/11/2021 -
    11:30am to 3:00pm

    Join us for a day of remembrance and reflection through stories and poems from naval personnel throughout history.

    Visit the Hear My Story gallery to hear their words and see conflict through their eyes.

    Discover more about the Royal Navy’s role during the First World War; the art of remembrance and more from our pop up stands in the gallery.

    Where: HMS M.33 (National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth)

    When: 11 Nov (11:30 am - 3 pm)

    Entry Price: Free with a valid ticket. Suitable for all ages.

  • Date: Thu, 11/11/2021 -
    11:30am to 4:00pm

    Join us for a day of remembrance and reflection through stories and poems from naval personnel throughout history.

    Visit the Hear My Story gallery to hear their words and see conflict through their eyes.

    Discover more about the Royal Navy’s role during the First World War; the art of remembrance and more from our pop up stands in the gallery.

    Where: HMS Gallery (National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth)

    When: 11 Nov (11:30 am - 4 pm)

  • Date: Sun, 14/11/2021 -
    12:00pm to 4:00pm

    A performance piece created by Red Sauce Theatre and inspired by letters from veterans sent during World War Two, told through music, mime and masks!

    There will be two performances in our galleries to mark Remembrance Sunday.

    The performance highlights the role of civilians, and in particular the women at home.
     

    Where: The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth (Gallery spaces)

    When: 14 Nov (12 pm - 4 pm)

  • Date: Sat, 18/12/2021 -
    6:00pm to 11:30pm

    Join us this winter for a Christmas celebration at the Explosion Museum of Naval Power in Gosport.

    Enjoy a cocktail on arrival, a two course meal with mini mince pies, a performance by Rachel Hawnt, an much more. 

    Where: Explosion Museum of Naval Power

    When: 18 Dec (6 pm - 4 pm)

    Entry Price: £55.00 Inc VAT per person

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