• Date: Thu, 18/01/2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Aircraft Access Evening 

    Location: Fleet Air Arm Museum

    The Fleet Air Arm Museum invites you to an evening of unprecedented access exploring in and around some of our collection’s most significant aircraft. This is an exclusive opportunity that is not usually available to the general public.

    See where history was made when you look inside the cockpit of Captain Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown’s famous Vampire LZ551/G. This was the first aircraft to land on an aircraft carrier in 1945.

  • Date: Tue, 30/01/2018 -
    6:00pm to 9:30pm

    Stargazing 2018

    Location: HMS Warrior 1860

    An evening of astronomy, stargazing, space activities, cosmology chat and talks at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, with activities taking place on board HMS Warrior 1860 and in Action Stations.

  • Date: Wed, 14/02/2018 -
    10:30am to 4:30pm

    Ask the Archives

    Location: The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth 

    Join us on 14 Feburary for Ask the Archives at The National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth from 10am to 4.30pm. Come along and learn about family history with one of our museum curators. Whether you want to learn about naval history or want to discover more about your family history. Our team will help you find the answers. The event is free to attend with a valid attraction ticket. 

  • Date:
    Fri, 20/04/2018 - 10:00am to Sat, 21/04/2018 - 5:00pm

    Call for Papers DEADLINE 1 December 2017

  • Date: Thu, 07/06/2018 -
    10:00am to 2:30pm

    The Fleet Air Arm Museum’s reserve collection is now larger than many other entire aircraft museums and is housed in a purpose-built and climate-controlled building called Cobham Hall. Cobham Hall is now bulging with a precious assortment of all things “naval aviation heritage”.

  • Date:
    Fri, 15/06/2018 - 10:00am to Sat, 16/06/2018 - 4:00pm

    Call for Papers: God Grant the Weapon Never Be Used

    Location: Royal Navy Submarine Museum

  • Date: Sat, 16/06/2018 -
    10:00am to 6:00pm

    We’re bringing the best of the West Country to the Fleet Air Arm Museum this Father’s Day weekend.

    Join us in the Swordfish centre to celebrate all things Cider and Cheese.

    Enjoy tastings and talks from local artisans. A perfect present for Father’s Day!

    18+ only. ID will be required for entry. More details will follow as we get closer to the day.


    Plus you'll get FREE entry to the museum with your ticket!

  • Date: Sat, 30/06/2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Join us for the Official Armed Forces Day in Portsmouth!
    Portsmouth Historic Dockyard welcomes you to our Armed Forces Day celebration. The dockyard will be full of live music, military vehicles and an array of Armed Forces servicemen and women.

    Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.

    Free Event to enter with some charges to additional attractions.

  • Date: Sat, 11/08/2018 -
    7:00pm to 11:00pm

    Rum and gin lovers are welcome here! Belfast's newest award-winning attraction, HMS Caroline invites you to our brand new gin and rum festival for one night only from 7pm to 11pm. Discover brand new blends as you taste crushed juniper berries, sweet sloes or a citrus twist provided by local and international distilleries. From artisan liquors to firm-favourites inspired by the Royal Navy - each one is different and unique.

  • Date: Sat, 11/08/2018 -
    7:30pm to 11:00pm

    Following the success of the Portsmouth festival, we’re bringing rum to the north for this brand new event! Join us for a rum festival aboard HMS Trincomalee at the National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool.

    More details to follow as we get closer to the day.

    18+ only. ID will be required for entry.


HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands