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Voted One of the Top Six Family Friendly Museums in the UK

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An Outstanding Collection of Diving Equipment

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The UK's Only Museum Dedicated to Diving

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Welcome to The Diving Museum

Promoting and Preserving Our Diving Heritage

We are a small, volunteer-run museum powered by you. You are the reason we exist. We look forward to helping you explore our museum.

2021 Opening Hours

11am to 4pm
Last entry 3.30pm
Weekends and Bank holidays from 2nd July to 31st October 2021

Admission

Adults: £4
Seniors and Kids (5-18 years): £3
Family (two adults and up to four children): £12
Under 5s: free
Carers: free

The Diving Museum

The Diving Museum

No. 2 Battery
Stokes Bay Road
Gosport
PO12 2QU
United Kingdom

What’s On

Recent News

All aboard

All aboard

Hop aboard the Provincial Society’s free vintage bus and get discounted entry to the museum. For 2 days only!

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Friday night World Premiere

Friday night World Premiere

They’ve done it again. The MAD volunteers of the Diving Museum present a toe-curling murder mystery for you to solve. Made even more challenging by remote acting via Zoom, this is a masterclass in criminal acting you can’t afford to miss!

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Carosanto, Gunnislake on TripAdvisor

“I don’t dive, can hardly swim and am lo-tech, but I found this place to be full of fascinating objects.”

Pauline B, Portsmouth on TripAdvisor

“Our guide was brilliant – entertaining and knowledgeable with lots of stories to supplement the already good information provided.”

133pjp, Basingstoke on TripAdvisor

“What a gem! Fascinating exhibits with helpful and informative volunteers. Excellent museum for divers, non-divers and children.”

Tim N, Kendal on TripAdvisor

“Oh boy this was a good find. Knowledgeable, chatty staff who were helpful … a really interesting spot.”

Shipahoyahoy on TripAdvisor

“A fascinating museum telling the history of diving. The volunteers could not have been more friendly and welcoming.”

DrKMWho, Bath on TripAdvisor

“… one of the best small museums I have ever visited.”

Dan J on TripAdvisor

“We couldn’t recommend this place enough! Lovely little place and plenty of history.”

Debbie R on TripAdvisor

“ … friendly, helpful and enthusiastic volunteer staff to assist. Well worth a visit!”

Carosanto, Gunnislake on TripAdvisor

“I don’t dive, can hardly swim and am lo-tech, but I found this place to be full of fascinating objects.”

Pauline B, Portsmouth on TripAdvisor

“Our guide was brilliant – entertaining and knowledgeable with lots of stories to supplement the already good information provided.”

133pjp, Basingstoke on TripAdvisor

“What a gem! Fascinating exhibits with helpful and informative volunteers. Excellent museum for divers, non-divers and children.”

Tim N, Kendal on TripAdvisor

“Oh boy this was a good find. Knowledgeable, chatty staff who were helpful … a really interesting spot.”

Shipahoyahoy on TripAdvisor

“A fascinating museum telling the history of diving. The volunteers could not have been more friendly and welcoming.”

DrKMWho, Bath on TripAdvisor

“… one of the best small museums I have ever visited.”

Dan J on TripAdvisor

“We couldn’t recommend this place enough! Lovely little place and plenty of history.”

Debbie R on TripAdvisor

“ … friendly, helpful and enthusiastic volunteer staff to assist. Well worth a visit!”

Brainbox Puzzles

Amazing Facts

Funny Bones

And lots more

Cartoon illustration of a diver at the diving museum
Image of a sandy sea bed

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