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The following are in Portsmouth itself: The Mary Rose, Royal Naval Museum, HMS Victory and HMS Warrior. There are other military museums such as the D-Day Museum and Southsea Castle on Clarence Esplanade, and the whole area is permeated with Naval and military associations and memorials. In adjacent Southsea is the Royal Marines Museum. Across the harbour, in Gosport, are the Hovercraft Museum and the RN Submarine Museum. Some of the old harbour defence forts are decommissioned and are being opened to visitors (eg: Fort Brockhurst). The Naval Armaments Museum is due to open soon. Portchester Castle is a ruined mediaeval castle within the walls of a Roman fortress. The Royal Armouries have opened Fort Nelson (Fareham/Portchester area) as an ordnance museum, with some of the earliest examples of artillery. There are live firings, etc., from time to time. Southampton, where the great transatlantic liners used the deep water harbour, is only a few miles away. It has its Maritime Museum and a number of maritime memorials (eg: Mayflower, Stella and Titanic). Buckler's Hard, on the Beaulieu (pronounced Bewley) river is a few miles from Southampton. It used to be an important Naval ship-building centre and has a museum.

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