Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery is home to everything from a beautifully painted gramophone to a medal commending bravery at sea and a memorial honouring a great naval disaster.

That’s not all, of course, as there’s a story behind each item. In this section, you can read all about the intriguing stories that we’ve unearthed when researching our museum artefacts. Often these are too detailed to include in the displays, so we have this section to fully explain the tales behind some of our most intriguing items, to give you even more insight into why they’re so special.