Crisis & Open Wednesdays with the Curators Tue 28 to Fri 31 May
Family activities during the Summer Half Term on Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29 and Friday 31 April.
Crisis - 'Rescue Mission' (11am), 'Making the Peace' (2pm)
Activities run in all weather conditions. Suitable for 4-14 year olds. Normal Museum Admission applies. Please call to book your place on 023 9281 9385
Make sure you don't miss our ticketed Special Event on Thursday 30th May - Commando Action - follow the link for more information and make sure you are part of this hands-on family fun event.
New for 2013 ‘Open Wednesdays with the Curators’ (Wed 29) - Your chance to research your Naval and Military Ancestors. Our team of Curators and Archivists will be on hand to answer individual enquiries where possible. No need to prebook. 10am-5pm
Be a Marine for a day and join in actual activities carried out by real Royal Marines
Royal Marines ... to your duties, quick march!
Become a Royal Marine for one day only at our hands-on family fun day.
Come and join the non stop action from 10am-5pm. An extensive visitor programme includes Laser Quest, explosive missions, zip wire abseiling and Commando challenges. Plus climb aboard a helicopter, ascent the climbing wall, cook survival food, sit on weapon mounted vehicles, interact with Royal Marines and be a part of the event.
Visitor Programme includes:
1000 onwards Climb aboard the Sea King Helicopter
1100 – 1200 Ration Pack Cookery & Live Cooking Demonstrations
1100 - 1300 Behind Closed Doors
1200 – 1300 Find the Explosives in the Museum
1300 – 1330 Zip Wire and Arena Combat Display
1330 – 1430 Ration Pack Cookery & Live Cooking Demonstrations
1400 - 1600 Behind Closed Doors
1430 - 1500 School of Music arena performance
1500 – 1600 Find the Explosives in the Museum
1600 – 1630 Zip Wire and Arena Combat Display
All day activities include:
1000 – 1700 Climbing Wall
1000 – 1700 Lazar Quest
1000 – 1700 Assault Course
1000 – 1700 Children’s Royal Marine Commando Challenge
1000 – 1700 Dress up and have a souvenir photo with a Marine (£10.00 per person for the photo, or 3 for £20.00)
1000 – 1700 Marines Hunt
1000 – 1700 Paintball Raffle - your opportunity to win a paintball voucher for 10 people to go to World Class Paintball Entertainment, Delta Force. Only £2.00 per strip of raffle tickets.
1000 – 1700 Display of Hamish Burks Photos on his trip to Afghanistan
1000 – 1700 RM Videos in Beverly Gallery
1000 – 1700 Face painting -All customers will be able to get their face painted for £2.00 per face.
Family Activities all day in the Mountbatten Hall include: Children will have the opportunity to make a: ~ Fridge Magnet, we have the Globe and Laurel shape to be coloured in and made into fridge magnets. ~ Colouring in a Marine from different ages and the Globe and Laurel, ~ Beret Making, ~ make an brigade of Marines by folding and cutting, ~ Make Flags, make and Colour your own flags, ~ Decorate the Mountbatten Room, make a flag to create a piece of bunting across the Mountbatten Room, with your name and age, ~ name Flags, make your name using flags for letters, ~ Make a Snake, make and decorate a snake to hang from the ceiling that spins around. Face painting -all visitors will be able to get their face painted for £2.00 per face.
BBC ONE’s ever popular Sunday evening programme ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will be filming for its 36th series at the Royal Marines Museum, Southsea, on Thursday, 6th June, 2013. The doors open at 9.30 am andclose at 4.30pm. Entry to the show is free plus FREE admission to the Museum.
FREE transport from the D Day Museum to the Royal Marines Museum will be provided by CPPTD buses.
Buses will arrive at D Day Museum for approx. 0830
Free services will start from D Day at approximately 0900 and will run an intensive service until 11.00.
30 Minute service from 11.00 – 1500 then intensive service until 1730
Buses will be timed to avoid the Minutes Silence at the D Day Memorial Service at Canoe Lake Memorial
30 minute service after 1730 until around 1900
Morning buses will not be parked at RMM but wait at D Day museum for loading
Afternoon buses after 1500 buses will wait at RMM for loading and return from D Day as soon as unloaded.
This modern interpretation set in a Veronese piazza, features football teams and gang allegiances as the backdrop to the Capulet/Montague feud. Audience interaction before the show and in the interval.
As part of Portsmouth Festivities, we are proud to present Alice – An Extraordinary Adventure.
Alice is sitting on a riverbank with her sister when a White Rabbit runs by, checking its pocket-watch and announcing that it's late. Alice leaps up, follows it down an enormous rabbit hole, and embarks on a series of wild and wacky adventures in a world known as Wonderland.
The Parade will take place in front of the Royal Marines Museum facing the garden of remembrance, honouring those Marines who gave their lives in the Falklands Campaign, where of course many of the Regiment also made the ultimate sacrifice.
It is hoped that they have enough veterans to be able to have two guards. Lead by the Standards of all the branches represented.
The Royal Marines Museum welcomes the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club - Central Southern section
The Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club (RREC) caters for anyone with an interest in the motor car products of Rolls-Royce, including Bentley cars built from 1933 onwards. From just 11 people at the inaugural meeting in 1957, membership now stands at 10000 and the Club celebrated its 50th anniversary in style in 2007.
An afternoon of musical delights from the Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines School of Music; New for 2013 the Portsmouth Military Wives Choir who were proud to have featured on the Military Wives Choirs Album 'In My Dreams' . Plus the adored 'Three Belles'.
Grounds opens from 12 onwards, concert starts at 1300
Bring a picnic or enjoy the scrumptious hampers for sale in the Quatermaster’s Kitchen. Lay out your rugs or position your deck chairs to enjoy the sights and sounds of this world famous band and Choir.
Ticket price includes free admission to the Museum
Tickets are available by calling 023 9281 9385 or buy on-line
Gift aided or any promotional passes are not applicable to ticketed event days.
On line and telephone tickets are available up to one week prior to the event. Otherwise tickets can be directly purchased from the Museum Box Office or on the day of the event.
Family Fun & Open Wednesdays with the Curators Wed 24 July to Mon 2 Sept
11am and 2pm Monday to Friday throughout the Summer holidays (excludes Bank Holidays)
Commando Family Action: A different theme each day - It may be fitness, it may be rescuing the crew of a merchant ship or it may be the Royal Naval Field Gun challenge.
Monday: Special Forces. Tuesday: Commando Fit. Wednesday: Behind Enemy Lines. Thursday: Field Gun. Friday: Pirates! Activities run in all weather conditions. Suitable for 4-14 year olds. Normal Museum admission applies.
New for 2013 ‘Open Wednesdays with the Curators’ (Wed 24 & 31 July; Wed 7, 14, 21, 28 August) - Your chance to research your Naval and Military Ancestors. Our team of Curators and Archivists will be on hand to answer individual enquiries where possible. No need to prebook. 10am-5pm
The Royal Marines Museum is delighted to welcome back the Royal Marines Association Concert Band for their second concert of the year at the Royal Marines Museum in 2013.
The Royal Marines Association Concert Band (RMACB) was formed in May 2006 with the approval of the Commandant General Royal Marines and Principal Director of Music. Many of the band members are former Royal Marines musicians who have settled in the Portsmouth/Hampshire area after completing their service.
Tickets are available by calling 023 9281 9385 or online
Gift aided or any promotional passes are not applicable to ticketed event days.
On-line and telephone tickets are available or can be directly purchased from the Museum Box Office.
The Royal Marines School of Music plan a very special invasion. For one night only the Royal Marines Museum will be commandeered for an explosion of entertainment! There will be music performed around every corner and a spectacular concert finale in the finest traditions of the Royal Marines Band Service. Wave the white flag and surrender yourself to an unforgettable night of music.