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Soak up some Diving History

Soak up some Diving History

Our parent organisation, The Historical Diving Society, is holding its 31st Annual Conference at the UK head office of world-renowned offshore engineering contractor Subsea­­­7 in Sutton UK on Saturday 19th November 2022.The conference is open to anyone who may have...

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Pirates ahoy!

Pirates ahoy!

Hornswagglers, rapscallions and scallywags aplenty at the Museum this weekend. An immensely enjoyable family day out with dressing up, talking 'pirate', walking the plank, cutlasses, stickers aplenty, treasure hunts, belly dancers, and sea shanties from the Gosport...

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Murder at the Museum

Murder at the Museum

The shameless troupe of volunteers known as the MAD (* Museum Amateur Dramatics) actors played to full houses for the summer season (that's 2 whole nights) that they presented the murder mystery play, Death by Corvid.  Written, directed and produced by Margaret Marks,...

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A Standard Mile – more photos

A Standard Mile – more photos

Saturday 2 April. To announce the opening of the museum for 2022 Ty Burton (our Working Equipment Group Officer) walked a mile along the Stokes bay seafront in standard dress. Here are more photographs from our museum volunteer, Roger Forster.      

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Fleet Diving Team donation

Fleet Diving Team donation

On Tuesday 29th March a small group of Royal Navy personnel lead visited the museum to donate a large wooden plaque with the words 'Fleet Diving Headquarters, Bridge' mounted on it in large metal lettering. On the reverse were the signatures of all the current serving...

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The Gosport Half Marathon and us

The Gosport Half Marathon and us

On Sunday 21st November over 1500 runners took part in the Gosport Half Marathon. Each year, the organisers promote a local charity/organisation and this year The Diving Museum was selected. Our Museum Director, Kevin Casey dressed in Standard Dress and joined the...

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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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