Gosport Discovery Centre

Gosport

Type:Heritage / Visitor Centre

High Street, Gosport, Hants, PO12 1BT

Tel: 0300 555 1387

Gosport Discovery Centre

About

In Gosport town centre you will find The Discovery Centre, where there is a surprising range of things to see and do, including art exhibitions, events, special activities for children and families.

The Discovery Centre museum tells the history of Gosport, whilst those interested in fossils will enjoy the Geology Gallery. The Discovery Centre hosts the town’s library, there is an attractive café, comfortable seating and a range of newspapers and magazines to read.

The Discovery Centre offers
- Free internet and WiFi access
- Exhibitions in the Gosport Gallery – attracting national standard art exhibitions supported by a programme of activities
- Art in the Café Gallery – showing the work of local artists
- Weekly events programme – including talks, theatre, music
- Museum on the Mezz – a story display and interactive activities
- Gift Shop

 

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free admissionFree

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - Nearby public car parks.

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Approx length of visit - 2 hours.
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given - Special events relating to exhibition.
  • Educational Visits Accepted

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Approaching from the M27 or A27, follow signs for Gosport A32 and remain on this road. Nearer the Town Centre follow South Street where there is a long stay car park. Gosport High Street is pedestrian area.

Public Transport Directions

From Fareham Bus Station take the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Route from Fareham to Gosport – E1 & E2. Although Gosport doesn’t have its down train station, it is served by both Portsmouth Harbour train station via a short crossing on the ferry and Fareham train station. The Gosport Ferry provides a quick and convenient way to get from Portsmouth to Gosport. The Hard Bus Intercharge is adjacent to the ferry terminal and train station.

Awards

  • Tourism South East Award -Tourism South East Member - Platinum Tourism South East Member - Platinum 2022

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
DayTimes
Monday - Wednesday09:30 - 17:00*
Thursday09:30 - 13:30*
Friday - Saturday09:30 - 17:00*
SundayClosed*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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