SEARCH - Bringing Learning to Life



50 Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BU

Tel: 02393 877840

SEARCH - Bringing Learning to Life


Gosport Gallery is currently closed for refurbishment.

SEARCH hands-on centre brings learning to life for schools, groups, families and the local community by providing exciting encounters with real museum collections.

SEARCH is a unique venue full of artefacts and specimens. We offer a very flexible resource and deliver real and relevant learning sessions for all age groups using our well-equipped science spaces and historic room sets. SEARCH is not just about history and science. We also have a wealth of resources that inspire creativity, art and literacy to encourage the development of skills and knowledge in all topics.

Our facilities are mainly available to pre-booked groups only, but look out for our family days and holiday workshops, when SEARCH is open to everyone.


Book Tickets



  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)


  • Undercover picnic area

Children & Infants

  • Children’s packs

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Meeting rooms
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement

Provider Preferences

  • No smoking

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Leave M27 at junction 11 and follow signs for Gosport A32. Keep on the A32 all the way to Gosport town centre. Clarence Road is a right turn before you reach the Gosport ferry.


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

Opening Times

Temporarily closed (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:45
Temporarily closed (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 16:45

* Available for pre-booked groups or special events only

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