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The Hovercraft Museum, Lee-on-the-Solent

#4 of 6 in Museums in Gosport
Specialty Museum Museum
The only Hovercraft Museum in the world.

An extensive collection of Hovercraft, including the 2 surviving Cross Channel Hovercraft.

Open on Saturday's from 10;00 until 16:00

Open Wednesday by Appointment only.

Please note when visiting, Parking is on the Slipway opposite the main gates on Marine Parade West

For SatNav type in PO13 9NS.

This will show up as Drake Road which is after the Museum's Entrance.

Please do not put in PO13 9NY as that will take you to the back gate.

Contact address:

The Hovercraft Museum

Building 40

Daedalus Site

Argus Gate

Chark Lane



PO13 9NY


Adult (18-59): £7

Child (5-17): £5

Concession (Student & Senior 60+): £6

Serving & Veteran Military personnel: £3

Under 5's: Free

Wheelchair Carer: Free
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  • Stumbled across this museum whilst walking along the beautiful promenade. Only open on Saturdays and staffed by enthusiastic volunteers. They run an informative tour every hour or you can wander round...  more »
  • Nice to see old hovercrafts. Reminders of crossing channel from Dover many times. Shame only open on Saturdays.  more »
  • That this exists at all is amazing. The quality of presentation and detailed history is a tribute to the knowledgeable and enthusiastic team. Not open every day but best go before the MoD need more mo...  more »
  • Sadly struggling with developers trying to move in but a great museum with eager helpful staff and exhibits you won't see anywhere in the world that you can go on board of! Must see for anyone!
  • Excellent experience, if you like hovercrafts and their history, would be enhanced by working crafts.
  • Some good history here. Parking is very easy. Most of the hovercraft are stripped down but a fascinating history on what used to happen between lee and iow
  • Really cool, great being able to climb on a couple of different hovercrafts. Good for toddlers
  • It's amazing to be able to go inside one of the two last remaining SRN4s as well as the other hovercraft.