Hampshire Naval Collection

Hampshire Naval Collection at Gosport Discovery Centre covers the Royal Navy and all aspects of British naval history including the Merchant Navy when there is an involvement in warfare.

A substantial amount of material reflects the strong links between Hampshire, particularly Gosport, and the Navy. Past and present connections to the town are represented by sections on submarines, naval medicine, ordnance and naval aviation.

Venue Type:

Library, Ship or maritime heritage site

Opening hours

Temporary arrangements at Elson Library during refurbishment of Gosport Library's building.
Mon 10 - 1, Tues and Thurs 10 - 5 (Closed 1 - 2)
Fri 10 - 7 (Closed 1 - 2) Sat 9.30 - 1

Closed: Mon afternoon, Tues and Thurs and Fri between 1 and 2,
Sat afternoon, Sundays

Admission charges

Please see web site

Hampshire Naval Collection
Gosport Library
High Street
PO12 1BT




Naval collection enquiries



Gosport Library

023 9252 3431

Elson Library

023 9258 2162

Fareham Library

01329 221424


Gosport Library

023 9250 1911

Fareham Library

01329 221551

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.