See the past come alive at Buckler's Hard this May half-term, including a special weekend event to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
Join us for an action-packed start to May half-term with a special weekend event (25 & 26 May) including a model re-enactment of the Normandy landings and tours about harbour defence motor launch HMS Medusa.
Then join us throughout the rest of the May half-term for even more fun activities.
D-Day re-enactment & HMS Medusa Tours
Sat 25 & Sun 26 May
At 2.30pm on both days, watch a unique performance from the Portsmouth Model Boat Display Team as model tanks storm a 45 square foot replica of a Normandy village.
Listen to commentary as the historic events unfold throughout the display - it's not to be missed!
HMS Medusa Tours
Join us on both days for a chance to step aboard harbour defence motor launch HMS Medusa, which helped to clear the way to Omaha Beach for D-Day and has more recently starred in Kenneth Branagh's Dunkirk movie.
HMS Medusa will be open for tours on Saturday 25th (10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm) and Sunday 26th (10am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm).
Voluntary donations to The Medusa Trust will be gratefully received.
Throughout May Half-Term (Sat 25 May - Sun 2 June)
Join a Living History Tour
Join our costumed guides throughout May half-term (25 May - 2 June) to hear stories from the time of Master Shipbuilder, Henry Adams.
Follow the Family Quiz Trail
Bring the kids and follow the fun family trail around Buckler's Hard. Plus get hands-on with our other activities for kids.
Catch a River Cruise
Discover the history of the Beaulieu River on a peaceful 30 minute river cruise (additional fee applies). Save time and buy your tickets online in advance.
Tuck into a Cream Tea
Round off your trip with a cream tea in the Captain's Cabin Tea Rooms. Or why not treat yourself to a light lunch and a steaming hot chocolate?
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