• Date:
    Sat, 30/09/2017 - 10:00am to Sun, 01/10/2017 - 5:00pm

    At The Royal Navy Submarine Museum

    The Royal Navy Submarine Museum will be holding its first ever Subaquatic Steampunk Weekend.

  • Date: Thu, 19/10/2017 -
    6:30pm to 9:00pm

    The Royal Marines Museum is delighted to welcome back the Royal Marines Association Band for a very special concert this autumn. The Royal Marines Band Service has built a world class reputation via their thrilling performances worldwide for over a century. Many of its musicians, on leaving the service, go on to successful music careers but their links with the Royal Marines seldom diminish.

  • Date:
    Sat, 21/10/2017 - 9:00am to Sun, 29/10/2017 - 5:00pm

    Vampire Bat Trail

    Location: Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower

    The bats are back! Those little vampires are hanging in the ceilings ready for you to find in this fun self-guided trail at Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower during October half term.

    Can you find all the bats ‘flying’ throughout the museum displays? Why not make your very own flappy batty creation? Use our art supplies and take home your very own bat pet.

    Suitable for all ages.

  • Date: Tue, 24/10/2017 -
    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Trafalgar Day Onboard with Captain Hardy

    Location: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Join Captain Hardy onboard HMS Victory and discover more about life for the officers and men who served during the heat of battle.

    You can meet the captain onboard from 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

    There will also be an opportunity to uncover mystery objects linked to the ship with our object detective activity on the Lower Gun Deck.

    Free with a valid ticket.

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  • Date: Wed, 25/10/2017 -
    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Lego Ghost Ships

    Location: The National Museum of the Royal Navy

    Drop in and build your own Lego ghost ship from 11am until 4pm. Get creative and animate your ghoulish masterpiece with our iPads – helping to bring your creation to life.

    We’ll even keep them alive long enough to email them to you afterwards.

    Free with a valid ticket or NMRN membership. For more information contact

  • Date: Sat, 28/10/2017 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Deathly Disco

    Location: Action Stations

    Join us at Action Stations for a spooktacular Halloween themed evening.

    Only £10 per child (includes FREE entry for one accompanying adult. Additional adults must buy a ticket)

    Ticket includes Laser Quest, use of our climbing walls, simulators, Ninja Force assault course and a disco!

    Under 15s only (all children must be accompanied by an adult), fancy dress is encouraged!

  • Date: Mon, 20/11/2017 -
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Naval Tea Club

    Location: The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

    Discover the world of the Elizabethan explorers including Sir Francis Drake and Sir Walter Raleigh as you enjoy tea and biscuits. The workshop will include a behind the scenes opportunity to view the Ark Royal – Armada Bell.

    No knowledge of naval history is needed, just curiosity and a willingness to meet others and take part in lively conversations.

  • Date: Mon, 11/12/2017 -
    10:30am to 12:00pm

    People's Stories Coffee Morning

    Location: The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

    Join us as you meet serving personnel and veterans from across the Royal Navy as they recount their time at sea, on the land or from the air.

    Mince pies are included. £2 per person. Booking is essential – so email to avoid disappointment.

  • Date: Fri, 15/12/2017 -
    10:00am to 4:00pm

    Barbara the Polar Bear Trail

    Location: The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

    Join Barbara, the Royal Navy polar bear as you follow her paw print clues around the galleries. Can you solve the polar bear riddles? This fun trail can be picked up from the museum front desk. A prize can be won for the most paw prints spotted on your trail sheet. Good luck!

    Free with a valid attraction ticket.

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HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands