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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 20 July 2016 via mobile

Loads to see. Lots of detail for gunnery and munitions buffs like me. Excellent use of audio visual aids to accompany many exhibits; for instance it was great to be able to see a video of someone actually operating breech blocks of some of the...More

Thank strudwick
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Well worth a visit with an interesting section looking back when it was a mining depot. Take the harbour boat for a round trip taking in gunwharf and alliance museum as well. When you are in gunwharf, the harbour tour is also well worth it.

Thank Kenneth F
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Totally wonderful night and perfect venue everyone loved it thank you so much. Would definitely use it for future parties and recommend it to friends

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

A must do visit in gosport. Well presented museum. Lots to see and not just all guns. Good for anyone to go see.

Thank peterpV5670IJ
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Very interesting and full of information the staff were very friendly and helpful. we had a coffee from the cafe and sat outside overlooking Portsmouth harbour.

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This place has lots of history. We visited as part of our all year ticket to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Our courtesy boat transfer was included.Staff were friendly and helpful. It was a shame the projector was not working to show us the film about Priddys...More

Thank Elizabeth526
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This place has every thing from flint lock pistols, to missiles you can walk through the mine field very well done. There are things for children to do like loading simulated guns. The café is reasonably priced and the out side area has great views...More

1  Thank barry b
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This is another site that is part of the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard attraction. It can be visited using the waterbus from the main dockyard site, by car or via the Gosport ferry (my guess would be it's a mile walk +). We found the social...More

Thank Malcolm P
Reviewed 14 May 2016

i am glad i had a look but not really my thing.. however if guns floats your boat then well worth a half day out..the views round it are lovely..

Thank edwina u
Reviewed 28 April 2016

A 2nd visit to this museum and many changes have been made and found it to be more informative than the last time. Seeing the size of some of the shells that were used and having heard some of the stories of fighter pilots being...More

Thank popeshill
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