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Hovercraft Museum

The Hovercraft Museum Daedalus Site Seafront Gate, Marine Parade W, Lee-on-the-Solent PO13 9NS, UK

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About Hovercraft Museum

The Hovercraft Museum is the only one in the world dedicated to this unique concept. The collection consists of approximately 60 hovercraft, ranging in size from single-seat fun craft to giant SRN4 that used to operate across the English Channel. Here, visitors can see famous hovercraft from film and television, climb aboard historic specimens, and see the very first proof-of-concept machines that led the way to the hovercraft revolution.



Attractions near Hovercraft Museum

Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve2.57km from Hovercraft Museum

Titchfield Haven Nature Reserve is a wetland nature reserve with a rich habitat of rivers, marshlands, and scrapes. It is excellent for birdwatching and attracts many people hoping to spot a rare species. The reserve is managed primarily for birds but it also has rare flora including rarities such as slender bird's-foot-trefoil, frogbit, and marshmallow. One of the iconic attraction which shows the importance of the conservation of nature.

Solent Way4.33km from Hovercraft Museum

The 60 miles long Solent Way is one of the most picturesque walks in Hampshire, taking in views of the Hampshire countryside, Solent and Isle of Wight.  The path is generally way marked with a picture of a sea bird on a green background although the path also forms part of the European Coastal Path (E9) and some signs show this path too, or the name Solent Coast Path.

Westbury Manor Museum5.41km from Hovercraft Museum

Westbury Manor Museum is the main town center museum located at 84 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, England. It features a variety of exhibits on local histories, such as the use of Fareham red bricks in the construction of the Royal Albert Hall. explore Westbury Manor Museum to find out about the borough's origins as a Stone Age settlement, the infamous workhouse scandal of 1837, its long traditions of brickmaking and strawberry production, and much more.

Titchfield Abbey5.69km from Hovercraft Museum

The ruins of 13th-century Titchfield Abbey, the last monastery of Premonstratensian canons to be founded in England, lie in the valley of the River Meon in south Hampshire.  The extensive ruins of the 13th-century abbey are dwarfed by an imposing Tudor gatehouse built from the nave of the abbey church. The remains were purchased by the government in the early twentieth century and are now a Scheduled Ancient Monument under the care of English Heritage.

Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower5.88km from Hovercraft Museum

Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower is an award-winning museum of naval warfare set in the 18th-century buildings at the Royal Navy's former armaments depot of Priddy's Hard, in Gosport, Hampshire.  you can wander in the world of weaponry and firearms, which is fearsome, powerful and inventive. Learn of the damage that was done by the collection of guns, cannons, torpedoes, modern missiles – and even a nuclear bomb – at the former 18th-century armament depot which houses the museum.

HMS Alliance6.7km from Hovercraft Museum

HMS Alliance is an Amphion-class submarine built at Vickers Armstrong, Barrow in Furness for the British Royal Navy and launched on 28th July 1945.  It is now a museum which shows the marine history and also it provides a new experience for those who visit this museum.

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Hampshire is the perfect blend of city, coast and country, blessed with the natural beauty of two National Parks and thriving culture, with history and heritage at its heart.