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Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower

Royal Naval Armament Depot Priddys Hard Heritage Way, Gosport PO12 4LE, England
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Royal Naval Armament Depot Priddys Hard Heritage Way, Gosport PO12 4LE, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I walked from the Submarine museum back past the Gosport ferry port to Explosion. This is a great place with an amazing history - making explosives for the navy. I walked through the exhibition and walked around the outside areas of the museum. Like all...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is of interest to visitors who either want to know more about military firepower or who are local to the area and want to know what went on behind that piece of land that was sealed off from the public. My husband had...More

Thank lindajac0bs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great afternoon out my grandchildren enjoyed the experience and learnt a lot about the supply and storage of the warheads that were produced and maintained on this site great coffee house with tables on the waters edge just right

Thank stuart2316
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a must visit, full of old and modern weapons alike and with the novelty of jumping on the water bus to the Historic dock yard

Thank Karl B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our grandson to see this what was in this museum. He was excited by the various guns on display as you walk in towards the reception area. We then took our time looking at the various weapons on display. It was very educational....More

Thank Philip F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, its off the beaten track. Secondly, for the museum of naval gunnery it's lacking in big guns. Sure, its got a few turrets buts you can really go around it in under 30 mins.

Thank Kevin2000_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a good afternoon to but the boys are a bit to young for it but they do give young visters a check sheet and thinks to find

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting most of the attractions at the Historic Dockyard, we were somewhat disappointed with the Explosion museum, which fell short of the marketing hype, mainly due to the main AV presentation being out of action, as well as several of the interactive displays. In...More

Thank Afrexplorer
Reviewed 15 July 2017

from hand guns to ballistic missiles there is everything here,guns from the chinese beginnings of gunpower to current higher power explosives.there are all sorts of missiles from hand held to land fired .its a great display

Thank ken_bendelow505
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

If you have a keen interest in firearms and military history then Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower will be perfect for you. Walking from Gosport Ferry is about 25 mins. The place wasn't very busy so you can have some time to really appreciate the...More

Thank John T
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