1642 Living History Village

Little Woodham Lane, Howe Road, Rowner
Gosport PO12 2HH


A unique pattern woven in the fabric of time. Within the Parish of Rowner, surrounded by woodland, the village of Little Woodham exists to educate both children and adults about 17th century rural life in the South of England. In the April of 1642 the King of England, Charles Stuart and his Parliament stood on the eve of Civil War. Using extensively researched local events and people the villagers link their families and their lives to national and international events. During your tour you will meet 'villagers', interpreters dressed in period costume. Little Woodham's living history interpreters involve you and your children in their daily lives.

Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

HM Naval Base
Portsmouth PO1 3LJ


Action Stations is a hi-tech visitor attraction that offers visitors of all ages an insight into the modern day Royal Navy. As well as two climbing exhibits, a laser weapons range, a Merlin Flight Simulator and a 6-axis motion simulator, Action Stations also boasts a 275 seat auditorium for the daily showings of 'Command Approved' (Cert PG.)

Adjutant General's Corps Museum

Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road
Winchester SO23 8TP


The museum seeks to tell the story of personnel administration and pay, policing and detention, education, legal matters and women in the Army by using the collections of the antecedent corps.

Aldershot Military Museum

Queens Avenue
Aldershot GU11 2LG


The museum collections are housed in four historically rich buildings. The two main galleries (which are the only two remaining Victorian Infantry barrack blocks left in Aldershot) tell the military and civilian stories of Aldershot, Farnborough and Cove.

Andover Museum

6 Church Close
Andover SP10 1DP


Andover Museum tells the rich and fascinating story of Andover and the surrounding area. It displays natural history, archaeology and social history, including the story of the notorious Andover workhouse scandal and the Weyhill Fair, once the largest sheep sale in the country.

Army Medical Services Museum

Keogh Barracks, Ash Vale
Aldershot GU12 5RQ


The four collections of the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC), Royal Army Veterinary Corps (RAVC), Royal Army Dental Corps (RADC) and Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC) are held at the AMS Museum in Keogh Barracks, Mytchett in Surrey. The museum tells the tale of army medicine and healthcare, human and animal, from the English Civil War to the current day as AMS personnel continue to serve across the globe as part of the British Army.

Army Physical Training Corps Museum

Queen's Avenue
Aldershot GU11 2LB


The Army Physical Training Corps Museum display includes pictorial records, militaria and gymnastic equipment used from the very first Army Physical Training Course held at Oxford University in 1860 to the present day.

Basing House

FREE car park address, Barton's Lane, Old Basing, Basingstoke
Basingstoke RG24 8AE


Visited by Henry VIII, besieged by Cromwell... Discover the many stories of Basing House, a nationally important historical site that has undergone re-development. See the new Visitor Centre, the Great Barn with audio/ visual presentation, audio guide, refreshments, museum and an exciting events programme.

Bishop's Waltham Museum

The Farmhouse, Bishop's Waltham Palace
Bishop's Waltham SO32 1DH


Small local museum, a registered charity run by volunteers. Housed in the Farmhouse at Bishop's Waltham Palace.

Bitterne Local History Society, Heritage & Research Centre

225 Peartree Avenue, Bitterne
Southampton SO19 7RD


The society was formed in 1981 when a by-pass cut its way through the heart of the old village. Now we offer a museum containing artefacts from some of those shops that sadly met their demise more than 25 years ago. Clearly our interest was centred on Bitterne but we cater for all areas of Southampton east of the Itchen.

Buckler's Hard

Brockenhurst SO42 7XB


Buckler's Hard is a picturesque 18th century village on the banks of the Beaulieu River in the heart of the New Forest. Historically, it is famed as the place where some of the ships of Nelson's fleet were built, but whether your interest is as a visitor - as an individual, family, group or educational party - or as a sailor wishing to moor in the River, the things to see and enjoy are as varied as the history of the area itself. Collections: There is the Buckler's Hard Story and cottage displays to be seen. Visitors can stay in the village at the Master Builders House Hotel, or you can just enjoy the natural beauty of this historic village.

Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

Swanwick Lane, Swanwick
Southampton SO31 7HB


The only remaining steam driven brickworks in the country, we show how brick making made the leap from small scale production to 20 million bricks a year. Collections: Bursledon Brickworks Conservation Centre contains exhibitions and displays covering the history of the brickworks, traditional building materials and conservation practice.

Butser Ancient Farm

Chalton Lane, Chalton
Waterlooville PO8 0BG


An experimental archaeological site of worldwide standing, open seven days a week (most of the year) to the public and schools. Displaying on-going constructions of buildings based on real sites, crops from prehistory, and rare breeds of animals. Exploring ancient technologies, and allowing 'hands on' activities for visitors.

Challenge at Aldershot - Military & Aerospace Museums

Wavell House, Cavans Road
Aldershot GU11 2LQ

The museum has a collection of vehicles, displayed either in the Montgomery Gallery, or outside the museum. There is an active programme of restoration on the vehicles by the museum's volunteer vehicle group. Most of the vehicles work and some are registered for road use, enabling them to travel to outside events.

Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum

393 Old Commercial Road
Portsmouth PO1 4QL


The famous writer Charles Dickens was born in this modest house in Portsmouth, England in 1812. The house has miraculously survived and is now preserved as a museum furnished in the style of 1809 which is when John and Elizabeth Dickens set up the first home of their married life there. Collections: The furniture, ceramics, glass, household objects and decorations faithfully re-create the Regency style which Charles's parents would have favoured, although their actual possessions have long since been dispersed. There are three furnished rooms: the parlour, the dining room and the bedroom where Charles was born.

Curtis Museum


One of the finest local history collections in Hampshire, exploring 100 million years of history. Displays include prehistoric tools, Roman pottery reconstruction, Saxon burials, the Battle of Alton 1643, the notorious tale of Sweet Fanny Adams and hop picking and brewing.

D-Day Museum & Overlord Embroidery

Clarence Esplanade, Southsea
Portsmouth PO5 3NT


The D-Day Museum was established in 1984 to tell the story of Operation Overlord from its origins in the dark days of 1940 to victory in Normandy in 1944. Collections: The museum's centrepiece is the Overlord Embroidery. Inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry, it is a moving tribute to the efforts and sacrifices of the Allies in defeating Nazi Germany.

Diving Museum, The

The Diving Museum, No 2 Battery, Stokes Bay Road
Gosport PO12 2QU


It is not yet popularly known, but Gosport is the home of the global diving industry. The co-inventor of the diving helmet, John Deane, lived in Gosport from 1835 to 1845 during which time he discovered the Mary Rose.

Eastleigh Museum

25 High Street
Eastleigh SO50 5LF


Eastleigh Museum, housed in the old Salvation Army Citadel, is on High Street in the busy town centre and close to the Swan Shopping Centre. Discover Eastleigh's past, and meet Mr and Mrs Brown, a local locomotive engine driver and his wife.

Emsworth Museum

10B North Street
Emsworth PO10 7DD


The museum, opened in 1988, was formed to archive and display the history of Emsworth and its surroundings, to make the public aware of Emsworth's historical position. The museum is entirely run by volunteers, and has a selection of the area's history displayed in articles, books, pictures, clothing ships models.

Explosion: The Museum of Naval Firepower

Heritage Way, Priddy's Hard
Gosport PO12 4LE


Explosion., The museum of Naval Firepower is a multi-million pound interactive museum set in the historic former Royal Navy armaments depot at Priddy's Hard, on the Gosport side of Portsmouth Harbour. Telling the story of naval firepower from the days of gunpowder to modern missiles with an unique collection which includes the Red Beard atom bomb, the Exocet missile and the Schwartzkopff torpedo.

Fordingbridge Museum

King's Yard, Salisbury Street
Fordingbridge SP6 1AB


Museum was founded in 2000 based on the collection donated by John Shering, a local businessman & benefactor of the town. Located in the middle of town in King's Yard, the museum building was a former granary. Collections: Artefacts illustrating life in a rural town mainly between 1850 and 1950. A large photographic collection of Fordingbrige and surrounding villages including some of the people who lived there and their way of life.

Gilbert White's House & Garden & the Oates Collection

The Wakes, High Street
Selborne GU34 3JH


Discover the fascinating stories of three explorers of the natural world- Gilbert White, 18th century author and naturalist; Frank Oates, Victorian explorer of America and Africa; Captain Lawrence Oates who famously lost his life on Scott's ill fated expedition to Antarctica 1911-1912. Explore the charming house, 25 acres of restored gardens and ancient parkland.

God's House Tower Museum of Archaeology

Museum of Archaeology, Winkle Street
Southampton SO14 2NY

Built in 1417, God's House Tower is the first purpose built artillery fortification in England. Gunpowder, shot and guns were stored on the ground floor and the main firing platform was on the roof. Collections: They include spectacular medieval glass, imported pottery collections, and significant Roman, Saxon and medieval material. The size and range of the archaeology collections reflect the importance of Southampton in the past and at present, and the 50 years of systematic archaeological investigations in the city.

Gosport Discovery Centre

High Street
Gosport PO12 1BT


In the centre of Gosport, the Discovery Centre combines the best of traditional libraries with an exciting world of fun, learning and leisure. Whether you want to find the latest blockbuster, dig up information on your ancestors, watch a dance performance, or learn to surf the net, it's all here.

Gurkha Museum

Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road
Winchester SO23 8TS


The Gurkha Museum commemorates the services of the Gurkhas to the British Crown since 1815. Displays cover the Gurkhas' service in the old Indian Army which took them to battlefields across the world. From 1948 onwards the displays cover the story of the four Gurkha regiments transferred to the British Army and the corps which were subsequently raised to join them.

Hampshire Museums & Archives Service

Chilcomb House, Chilcomb Lane
Winchester SO23 8RD


We are one of the largest and most dynamic museum services managing 19 museums and specialist sites across Hampshire. We care for a wealth of collections representing Hampshire's archaeology, history, natural sciences, art and cultural life.

HMS Victory at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

HM Naval Base
Portsmouth PO1 3NH


HMS Victory is the Royal Navy's most famous warship. Best known for her role in the Battle of Trafalgar, the Victory currently has a dual role as the Flagship of the First Sea Lord and as a living museum to the Georgian Navy.

HMS Warrior 1860 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

HM Naval Base
Portsmouth PO1 3LJ


As you arrive at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the stunning sleek, black lines of Britain's first iron-hulled, armoured battleship, take your breath away. The pride of Queen Victoria, Warrior revolutionised warship construction.

Hollycombe - Steam in the Country

Iron Hill, Midhurst Road
Liphook GU30 7LP


Steam powered fairground, railways, traction engines, sawmill and farm set in beautiful woodland gardens. Experience the fun of an Edwardian fair, ride on the railways and behind traction engines. A great day out for all the family with a wide variety of attractions to enjoy without the queues usually experienced at more modern theme parks. The collection is of national importance and a registered charity.

Hovercraft Museum Trust, The

Argus Gate, Chark Lane
Lee-on-Solent PO13 9NY


The Hovercraft Museum, based in Lee-on-the-Solent, has the only collection in the world of historic hovercraft. There are 60 hovercraft within several hangars on the Daedalus site. Every year we have a major Hovershow event when you can experience the thrill of hovercraft trips, displays of modern and historic craft and see many more on display.

Jane Austen's House Museum

Alton GU34 1SD


Jane Austen's House Museum in the village of Chawton in Hampshire is where Jane spent the last eight years of her life. It is of international importance as the place where she did the majority of her mature writing, but at the same time retains the charm of a village home. Collections: The museum houses an attractive collection of items connected with Jane and her family including the table that she used to write her novels. There is some of her jewellery, and examples of her needlework skill.

King's Royal Hussars Museum in Winchester

Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road
Winchester SO23 8TS


Visit HorsePower, the museum of The King's Royal Hussars, with its stunning displays of life size models, interactive exhibits, medals, swords, magnificent uniforms and fascinating photographs which show how the Cavalry of horse and sabre developed into the modern armoured regiment of today. Trace the history of three famous regiments over a period of 300 years and marvel at the great heroes who won the Victoria Cross for their valour. The dramatic exploits of men who fought in the Peninsula War, the Charge of the Light Brigade, the two World Wars are revealed and much more besides.

Maritime Archaeology Trust

Room W1/95, National Oceanography Centre, Empress Dock
Southampton SO14 3ZH


Maritime Archaeology Trust promotes interest, research and knowledge of maritime archaeology and heritage in Great Britain with core activities concentrated in the counties of Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and the adjacent South Coast areas. The Trust run a programme of research led fieldwork involving professional archaeologists, volunteers and students. The results of this work are widely disseminated through our programme of educational initiatives including lectures, seminars and publications. Collections: Shipwrecks: Artefacts from protected wreck sites in the region such as Pomone and Santa Lucia. Submerged Solent: Artefacts and stratigraphy from Bouldnor Cliff the only submerged mesolithic landscape of its kind in Britain. Large collection of flint tools from lost Stone Age sites beneath the sea.

Maritime Museum, Buckler's Hard, The

Buckler's Hard, Beaulieu
Brockenhurst SO42 7XB


Discover the fascinating story of Montagu Town as it was originally known. Founded as a free port for the trading of sugar from the West Indies, the newly re-designed Maritime Museum tells why the ambitious plans for a new town were never realised and why its name changed to Buckler's Hard.

Mary Rose Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

HM Naval Base
Portsmouth PO1 3LJ


The Mary Rose was one of the earliest ships to carry heavy guns. She was a favourite of King Henry VIII and sank off Portsmouth in 1545 during an engagement with a French invasion fleet, in full view of the King, the screams of the men onboard, ringing in his ears. Collections: The Mary Rose is the only recovered 16th century warship and is of international significance in maritime archaeology and beyond. Weighing some 300 tons, and standing as high as a four-storey building, the hull is revolutionary in design and provides vital evidence of shipbuilding techniques for a period when ship-plans do not survive.

Medieval Merchant's House - English Heritage

58 French Street
Southampton SO1 0AT


The Medieval Merchant's House is tucked away within walking distance from the busy city centre. Escape from city life and take in the history of Southampton's 'old town'. A residence and place of business, it stood on one of the busiest streets in medieval Southampton. Now restored to its mid-14th century appearance by the removal of later additions, it is equipped with replica period furnishings. It stands near the medieval town wall, built to defend Southampton against seaborne attacks.

Milestones - Hampshire's Living History Museum

Leisure Park, Churchill Way West
Basingstoke RG22 6PG


Step back in time to the late Victorian period and experience Hampshire during the Industrial Revolution. Explore an authentically recreated network of streets, houses and factories, and discover a host of fascinating objects and vehicles from the Victorian era to the 1940s.

Museum of Army Chaplaincy

Amport House, Amport
Andover SP11 8BG


The Royal Army Chaplain's Department (RAChD) was formed in 1796 to aid the recruitment of clergy serving with the army. However, this isn't the beginning of the story as priests have served with the military for hundreds of years.

Museum of Army Flying, The

Middle Wallop
Stockbridge SO20 8DY


Historic helicopters, aeroplanes, kites, gliders, dioramas, exhibits, displays, all telling the story of 'soldiers in the air' from 19th century balloons to the present day and attack helicopters. Plus 2 flight simulators, rifle simulators, play park, 1940s house, childrens centre, gift shop, cinema, licensed cafe with airfield views, picnic area and plenty of parking. A343 between Andover and Salisbury; next to busy working airfield.

Museum of the Iron Age

6 Church Close
Andover SP10 1DP


The Iron Age Museum tells the story of Danebury Ring, an Iron Age hillfort. It was excavated by Prof Barry Cunliffe between 1969 and 1988 becoming one of the most intensively studied sites of the British Iron Age (750 BC to the Roman invasion 43AD). The museum has life-sized models and reconstructions, as well as finds from the excavations, creating a picture of how people farmed, fought, worshipped and died, more than 2000 years ago. After completing work at the hillfort, Barry Cunliffe set about investigating Iron Age and Roman sites in the vicinity. Finds from some of these, together with the first La Tene mirror from Hampshire, are also displayed in the museum.

National Motor Museum, The

Brockenhurst SO42 7ZN


The world renowned National Motor Museum at Beaulieu has over 250 vehicles from every motoring era. Exhibits include some of the earliest examples of motoring to legendary World Record Breakers like Bluebird, 'TV Star' cars like Del Boy's Reliant Regal and rare oddities like the giant orange on wheels.

National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

HM Naval Base
Portsmouth PO1 3NH


The National Museum of the Royal Navy, in Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard, is one of Britain's oldest maritime museums. The museum's mission is to preserve and present the history of the 'Fleet' - the ships and the men and women who manned them.

New Forest Centre, The

New Forest Centre
Lyndhurst SO43 7NY


The New Forest Centre houses a museum of the New Forest, a temporary exhibition gallery, a reference library, shop and VIC. We run an education service that caters to local schools and a lifelong learning programme of exhibitions and events.

Petersfield Museum

The Old Courthouse, St Peters Road
Petersfield GU32 3HX


The museum was set up in 1999 and is located in the former Magistrates Courthouse. Collections: The museum holds collections on the social, industrial and agricultural history of Petersfield and the surrounding villages. The collections are made up from artefacts and archives (including maps, oral history accounts, and photographs).

Pompey Pals Project

c/o 14 Trevis Road, Milton
Portsmouth PO4 8LY


An organisation to commemorate those men and women from Portsmouth & surrounding area who served during the Great War whether overseas or at home.

Portsmouth City Museum

Museum Road
Portsmouth PO1 2LJ


The City is the museum of and for the people of Portsmouth. There are temporary exhibition galleries, which have a frequently changing parade of fascinating shows on a wide range of subjects. The City Museum is dedicated to local history and fine and decorative art. Collections: Local History, Arthur Conan Doyle, Story of Portsmouth, Portsmouth at Play, No Place Like Pompey.

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base
Portsmouth PO1 3LJ


Featuring the Mary Rose Museum and world famous ships HMS Victory and HMS Warrior 1860, plus HMS Alliance, the only remaining WW2 era British ocean going submarine. Also including the National Museum Royal Navy Portsmouth, Action Stations and Harbour Tours, there's plenty to see and do.

Portsmouth Museums & Records Service

Portsmouth Museums, Portsmouth City Museum
Portsmouth PO1 2LJ


Portsmouth's collections cover a vast array of subjects; notably social history, military history, natural history, fine and decorative art and the literary collections pertaining to Charles Dickens and Arthur Conan-Doyle.

Portsmouth Natural History Museum

Eastern Parade, Southsea
Portsmouth PO4 9RF


The museum tells the story of the wild things of the riverbank, marshes, woods and urban areas of Portsmouth. Have a look for the heron stalking its prey and the brent geese coming into land after their 3000 km flight from the arctic.

Rifles Collection, The

Peninsula Barracks
Winchester SO23 8TS


The Rifles Collection aims to tell the story of The Rifles, a regiment formed in 2007, drawing on both the heritage of its antecedent regiments and the current Regiment. The museum reflects the experiences of the modern Regiment, showcasing their tales from modern conflicts such as Iraq and Afghanistan as well as their role in British culture such as the role in the 2012 Olympics.

Rockbourne Roman Villa

Fordingbridge SP6 3PG


The villa once stood in the centre of a large farming estate, and is the largest known Roman villa in the area. Its history spans the period from the Iron Age through to the 5th century AD. Today you can walk around the remains of the villa and visit the site museum which displays many of the fascinating objects found on the site and shows what life was like for the Roman Britons who lived here over 1600 years ago. The villa site includes bath houses, living quarters, farm buildings and workshops.

Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson

Portsdown Hill Road
Fareham PO17 6AN


This imposing Victorian fort is home to the Royal Armouries national collection of artillery - The Big Guns. Strategically positioned atop Portsdown Hill, with panoramic views across the Meon Valley and Portsmouth Harbour, Fort Nelson is an historic monument, restored to how it would have been in the 1890s. Visitors can access most areas of the fortifications and see how the Fort would have operated. The museum's displays trace the development of artillery from pre-gunpowder siege machines to modern-day super guns. Collections: Fort Nelson also houses the world-renowned Royal Armouries collection of historic big guns and cannon, part of the National Museum of Arms and Armour. See the infamous Iraqi Supergun and its ancestor the Great Turkish Bombard of 1464.

Royal Green Jackets - Rifles Museum

Royal Green Jackets Museum, Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road
Winchester SO23 8TS


Situated close to the City Centre and the heart of historic Winchester, with its Great Hall and Cathedral, this excellent Museum records, chronologically, graphically and entertainingly, the history of The Royal Green Jackets and its antecedent Regiments from 1741 to the present day. The museum houses an outstanding collection of uniforms, weapons, silver, paintings and medals, including 34 of the regiment's 59 Victoria Crosses. Amongst nine battle models there is a magnificent diorama of Waterloo, measuring 22' x 11' with 22,000 model soldiers and horses, plus an accompanying sound and light commentary.

Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum

Serle's House, Southgate Street
Winchester SO23 9EG


The museum was opened shortly after the Second World War and originally occupied two floors. In 2004 it was reopened in its present site on the ground floor of Serles House. It comprises two large rooms connected by a long corridor which houses the picture gallery. The first room you enter concerns the history of the regiment from 1702 until 1905.

Royal Marines Museum

Southsea PO4 9PX


Explore the fascinating history of the Royal Marines. Take a walk through history from 1664 and learn about the lives of the extraordinary people who have become Royal Marines.

Royal Military Police Museum

The RMP Museum, DCPG, PP38, Southwick Park
Nr Fareham PO17 6EJ


Since the 1950s, wherever the RMP have undertaken their training, a collection of historic artefacts has also been housed. Using the past to instil both a shared ethos and pride in the Military Police was, and still is, one of the roles of the museum.

Royal Navy Submarine Museum

Haslar Jetty Road
Gosport PO12 2AS


Walk through HMS Alliance, the UK's only surviving British WW2 submarine, become a pirate and feel the force in our interactive gallery. Meet the crew, dive into games and discover tales of true heroes of the Submarine Service.

Royal Observer Corps Museum

Abbotts Road


The Royal Observer Corps Museum is the national Museum of the ROC and has an unrivalled collection of photographs, documents, records, equipment, artefacts and memorabilia covering the history of the ROC from its formation in 1925 until final standdown in 1995.

Sammy Miller Motorcyle Museum

Bashley Cross Road
New Milton BH25 5SZ


The museum houses the finest collection of fully restored motorcycles in Europe, including factory racers and exotic prototypes, plus memorabilia spanning 7 decades of motorcycling for sport and for pleasure. Collections: There are over 300 rare and classic motorcycles on display in four galleries.

SeaCity Museum

Havelock Road
Southampton SO14 7FY


Based at the heart of Southampton, SeaCity Museum tells the story of the people of the city, their fascinating lives and historic connections with Titanic and the sea. Visit SeaCity Museum and Southampton to discover how we bring maritime history to life through an interactive experience designed for all ages.

SEARCH - Hampshire Museums' Hands-On Centre

50 Clarence Road
Gosport PO12 1BU


SEARCH is a hands-on centre for history and natural sciences in Gosport. We offer a range of exciting activity sessions for primary schools using real museum collections.

Solent Sky Aviation Museum

Albert Road South
Southampton SO14 3FR


The Hall of Aviation depicts the history of aviation in the Solent area and Hampshire. The museum tells the story of 26 aircraft companies including the Supermarine Aircraft Works where RJ Mitchell's famous aircraft, the Spitfire, was designed and built, also the Schneider Trophy winning aircraft the S6B.

Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, The

Old Town Hall, 56 East Street
Havant PO9 1BS


The exhibition of local artefacts dates back beyond the original Roman settlements through to recent times. The artefacts include: the stocks and whipping post, Scalextric, St Faith's Church Turret Clock, Stents leather, a 1900s police truncheon and much more.

St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery

St Barbe Museum, New Street
Lymington SO41 9BH


St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery tells the story of the coastal strip between the New Forest and The Solent and hosts a changing programme of high quality exhibitions. The area has seen a thriving salt industry, smugglers landing their illegal cargoes on the coast, and has a long tradition of innovative boat building. The museum's aim is to capture the unique flavour of life in the district and to bring first class art exhibitions into the town.

Tudor House & Garden

Bugle Street
Southampton SO14 2AD


TSouthampton's most important historic building, Tudor House reveals over 800 years of history in one fascinating location at the heart of the Old Town. The timber-framed building facing St Michael's Square was built in the late 15th Century, with King John's Palace, an adjacent Norman house accessible from Tudor House Garden, dating back a further 300 years. Tudor House gives a unique and atmospheric insight into the lives and times of both its residents through the years, and of Southampton itself.

Westbury Manor Museum

Westbury Manor, 84 West Street
Fareham PO16 0JJ


Fareham's local museum tells the story of the borough. Set in a fabulous Georgian building, the museum is right in the heart of Fareham.

Westgate Museum

High Street
Winchester SO23 8ZB


Medieval gateway, positioned close to Winchester's Great Hall, with portcullis slot and early gunports. Interesting graffiti from its use as a debtor's prison from the 16th to the 18th century.

Whitchurch Silk Mill

28 Winchester Street
Whitchurch RG28 7AL


Whitchurch Silk Mill was built on the River Test in Hampshire in 1800, during the reign of King George III. Silk has been woven here since the 1820/1830s. Collections: Includes Victorian winding, warping and weaving machinery; a working water wheel.

Willis Museum & Sainsbury Gallery, The

Old Town Hall, Market Place
Basingstoke RG21 7QD


Founded by Mr. Willis, a local watch and clock-maker the Willis Museum looks at the last 200 years of Basingstoke and the surrounding area.

Winchester City Museum

The Square
Winchester SO23 9ES


New displays bring to life Winchester's nationally important story, using the city's rich archaeological and local history collections. Winchester was a major Roman centre, Venta Belgarum, as shown by the many mosaics on view, and became the principal city of King Alfred and later Anglo-Saxon and Norman kings.

Winchester Discovery Centre

Jewry Street
Winchester SO23 8SB


Winchester Discovery Centre is a new generation of libraries, run by Hampshire County Council. It houses a public library, two galleries, a performance hall, cafe and learning spaces.

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Telegraph Way, Morn Hill
Winchester SO21 1HZ


Winchester Science Centre is a unique hands-on interactive science and technology centre with 100 exhibits to amuse and enthuse the whole family. At Winchester Science Centre you will understand how to bend light, create your own tornado and vortex, create electronic music and see your body through a heat sensitive camera.

World War One Remembrance Centre

Fort Widley, Portsdown Hill Road
Portsmouth PO6 3LS

The new centre has been set up to display artefacts, reproduction exhibits and memorabilia from World War One. We have a memorial centre and a walk through trench system.