Silent and Secret

Silent and Secret

A new exhibition looking at the personal accounts of those serving onboard Britain's at-sea nuclear deterrent 

The National Museum of the Royal Navy presents a fascinating look at the personal accounts of those serving onboard at the heart of the Royal Navy Submarine Service. 

Hear stories from those who were submerged at sea for a three month patrol; the inevitable isolation from everyday life and the power of teamwork when in a state of constant readiness. Their stories will be told through personal accounts and key objects at this brand new exhibition at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum. 

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Hidden stories about Polaris submarines

Life under the sea poses challenges that go unseen and unheard. The exhibition will present an insight into life on board the "Silent & Secret" Polaris submarines, using personal accounts and key displays drawn from a number of National Museum of the Royal Navy sites, private lenders and other museums.

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As featured in ‘The Guardian’

Dining on fillet steak and drinking fine wines is captured in The Guardian's article on Silent and Secret. The life of those who served onboard Polaris submarines are revealed as journalist Steven Morris documents his findings from both sides of the argument for Britain's at-sea nuclear deterrent.

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A glimpse of Silent and Secret

Curator, Alexandra Geary gives us a tour of the brand new exhibition, Silent and Secret located at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport.

Alex shows two artefacts in the video as she talks about a nose cone of a missile and a firing panel used in training scenarios. She also discusses the cultural importance of highlighting Britain's at-sea nuclear deterrent. 

Get a glimpse of what to expect when you visit Silent and Secret: The Exhibition with your Full Navy Ticket. 

 

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See the Silent and Secret exhibition

Explore the new exhibition at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum with a
Full Navy Ticket. 

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