Find a wide selection of Hampshire hotels near the wonderfully descriptively named Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower, which has good transport links to Southampton and the rest of the country via the nearby M27.
About the Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower Museum
Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower is a must-visit attraction for anyone interested in the history of the Royal Navy. Located in the town of Gosport near Portsmouth Harbour, it houses many fascinating military artefacts dating back to Georgian times, and is a brand of the National Museum of the Royal Navy. The venue also includes numerous post-war missile systems and has a pleasant café where you can enjoy some refreshing snacks and hot drinks.
Stylish Hotels Nearby
Whether you stay at hotels in Portsmouth, Southampton or elsewhere in Hampshire, you'll enjoy comfortable, decent-sized rooms with good quality furnishings and décor. Some hotels also have fully equipped fitness centres and breakfast bars where you can look forward to a delicious British or continental breakfast each morning, and many also have conference facilities and personal safety deposit boxes. In addition, almost all hotels near the Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower provide WiFi access in all rooms and most public areas.
Other Attractions near the Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower
In nearby Portsmouth you can learn about this city's profound maritime heritage by visiting the D-Day Museum, the Mary Rose Museum of the Mary Rose shipwreck, and the HMS Warrior Victorian ship museum. Spend some time at the Royal Marines Museum, where you can learn about the history of the Royal Marines Naval Service from the 17th Century to modern times. Today, this venue houses thousands of medals, and gives you the opportunity to learn about the Royal Marines' key military campaigns over the centuries.
The Southampton Solent Sky Museum
Discover more about Hampshire's aviation heritage by visiting Solent Sky, where you can see many impressive aircraft and engines that showcase the city's historic role in aviation. One of the most notable artefacts is the Supermarine Spitfire, a fighter aircraft that was first used during the Second World War, most notably during the Battle of Britain in 1940.