Coastal Forces Museum Gosport

Coastal Forces Museum – Gosport

The Night Hunters: the Royal Navy’s Coastal Forces at War

Open Wednesday to Sunday

The permanent museum covering the Royal Navy’s Coastal Forces from inception in 1919 to the present day opened to the public in October 2021. Wholly funded by the Coastal Forces Trust, the museum dedicated to Lieutenant Commander Robert Hichens is located at Priddy’s Hard, Gosport, within the Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower.

On display:

  • WW2 Coastal Motor Boat CMB331
  • WW2 Motor Torpedo Boat MTB71
  • Rare photographs, sketches, note books and personal ephemera
  • Audio-visual display recreating the drama of a MTB night attack
  • Plus much more…

Tickets, opening hours and info

Entry to The Night Hunters and Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower is included in a ticket for Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Further details

An Introduction to the Museum…

View the introductory video for an insight into the historical museum and the Coastal Forces crew and veterans.