The County of Hampshire is located in England's South, and has many great museums.
The Royal Navy Submarine Museum is located in the town of Gosport, alongside Portsmouth Harbor. The Submarine Museum traces the history of submarines, and in particular, the Royal Navy Submarine Service. There, one can meet with former submariners and talk and learn about their experiences. One is able to step aboard submarines such as the Holland 1 - built in 1901, it was the Royal Navy's first submarine - and the X24, the only surviving midget submarine of World War II.
Located in the city of Winchester, the Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum focuses on the readiness and courage of these soldiers of the British Army. The museum features many great exhibits, such as the Waterloo Diorama - a twenty-two square meter model of the Battle of Waterloo with 22,000 model soldiers and horses and a seven minute sound and light commentary - a Victoria Cross diorama, Napoleon's teapoy - used during his captivity on St. Helena - and the uniform of Andy McNabb, captured as a POW during the First Persian Gulf War.
The National Motor Museum in Beaulieu has a collection of over 250 motor vehicles. From Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to world record breakers, to rally bikes and James Bond's Aston Martins, this museum has something for everyone who has that love for speed.
Located in Portsmouth, the Royal Marines Museum documents the history of the Royal Marines from 1664 to the present day. It has a collection of oil paintings with battle scenes and commanders depicted, showing history through art. Painters who also served as Royal Marines are spotlit at this museum.
In Southampton you can find the Solent Sky Museum. This little museum showcases the history of Southampton with regard to experimental airplanes and aviation development. As a result, many airplanes and engines from the mid-1900s to the 1960s are on exhibit here. Many Spitfires, Supermarines, and other airplanes used during World War Two are displayed.
Also in Southampton, Tudor House and Garden preserves over 800 years of history, on display to the public. The garden has been designed to match sixteenth century gardening styles, with many pathways and low hedges.