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South and South East Museums

Rockbourne Roman Villa

Why not visit the remains of the largest known  Roman villa in the area?

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum

Home of the award winning Stonehenge Gallery,  fascinating displays of history of Salisbury, costume, ceramics, pictures and  changing temporary exhibitions.

Southampton Maritime Museum

Southampton's Maritime Museum: telling the  story of the port since 1838.

St Barbe Museum Art Gallery

St. Barbe Museum offers colourful,  interactive, displays on the history and culture of Lymington and the New  Forest. Two art galleries provide a changing programme of high quality  exhibitions.

St Margaret's Museum

The Museum has a wealth of local and maritime  interest and an exhibition of Noel Coward who was once a celebrated resident of  St. Margaret's in the early 1950's.

Stapehill Abbey

For nearly 200 years, Stapehill Abbey was a  place of quiet retreat and meditation locked away from the outside world, Home  to a Silent Order of Nuns. It is now a museum, farm, gardens and craft  centre.

Steyning Museum

The museum draws together a wealth of objects  which recall days long gone and others which seem like only yesterday.

Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery

The Museum displays local history, Tunbridge  ware, dolls and toys, archaeology, agricultural and domestic bygones, and  natural history.

Ventnor Heritage Museum

The museum holds an annual exhibition every  year. Apart from the exhibition hall, we also have an extensive archive section  with many hundreds of items referring to Ventnor and the surrounding  area.

Verulamium Museum

The collections and services of St Albans  museums including the Roman Verulamium museum, 3rd largest city in Roman Britain  and Museum of St Albans with new exhibitions every few months.

West Gate Towers

One of England's finest mediaeval fortified  gatehouses, with arms and armour displays, prison cells and panoramic views from  the battlements.

Whitstable Museum Art Gallery

Whitstable's unique coastal community  andseafaring traditions are the main themes of the town's lively museum; with  special features on oysters, diving and shipping. The museum hosts regular  exhibitions.

Willis Museum

Travel back in time, and experience some of  the major changes that have created the Basingstoke that we know today.

Aldershot Military Museum

Aldershot Military Museum, the history of the  home of the British Army and the birthplace of British aviation.

Hampshire Museums

Andover Museum The Museum of The Iron Age

Trace Andover's history from Saxon times to  the present day. Step inside the Museum of the Iron Age and discover a way of  life that was destroyed by the Romans.

Battle of Flowers Museum

Why not come on safari with us at the Battle  of Flowers Museum. See a wonderland of animals, meet the zebras, lions, the 101  Dalmatians and lots of other interesting animals. All of the exhibits are made  from Harestails and Marram Grass.

Bear Museum (Petersfield)

Homepage of the world's first Bear Museum, in  Petersfield, Hampshire, UK. Museum guide, identifying your bear, history of  teddy bears, online store selling Steiff, Kosen, Deans, Merrythought and other  bears.

Beaulieu

Beaulieu, including Palace House, Beaulieu  Abbey, the National Motor Museum and Buckler's Hard, offers the best day out in  England!

Bekonscot Model Village

Bekonscot.com is the ultimate Model Website.  Bekonscot Model Village is the oldest model village in the world; and is located  in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, in England. It's a wonderland in miniature for  children and adults alike.

Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum

See the fascinating collection of over 1000  swans, geese and ducks from all over the world, along with a superb collection  of gleaming Veteran, Edwardian and Vintage Cars and Motorcycles. Visit Bentley  House, a Palladian-style mansion restored by Raymond Erith.

Bexhill Museum

From the Giant Crab of Japan to tiny  Goldcrests; from Egyptology to ethnography, Bexhill Museum's displays have a  variety and scope to interest everybody.

Booth Museum of Natural History

The Booth Museum is the creation of the  Victorian ornithologist Edward Booth. It was built in 1874 to house his  collection of stuffed British birds.

Breamore House Museum

The magnificent Manor House is set above the  picturesque village of Breamore, overlooking the avon Valley on the edge of the  New Forest just north of Fordingbridge.

Brenzett Aeronautical Museum

Brenzett Aeronautical Museum on Romney Marsh  is a unique collection of wartime equipment, remains recovered from aircraft  crash sites and memorabilia collected and donated to the museum since it's  opening in 1972.

Broadlands

The home of Lord Mountbatten.

Canterbury Roman Museum

The Roman Museum is underground at the level  of the Roman town. It's an exciting mix of excavated real objects: authentic  reconstructions; and preserved remains of a Roman town house with its famous  mosaics.

Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery

A splendid Victorian building houses  decorative arts and picture collections - including a gallery for T.S. Cooper,  England's finest cattle painter.

Castle Cornet

Castle Cornet is Guernsey's ancient harbour  fortress, which was isolated upon a rocky islet, until the construction of a  breakwater and bridge in the 19th century. The castle contains a number of  museums.

The Channel Islands Military Museum

Come and see the most unique display to be  seen in the Channel Islands. Both British and German Militaria on  display.

Chichester District Museum

Chichester District Museum, housed in an  eighteenth century corn store, explores the history of Chichester and District.  Come and find out about Boxgrove Man, as well as Roman, Saxon and Medieval life  in Chichester.

Dolphin Yard Sailing Barge Museum

The site includes the original sail loft and  forge which have been converted to a museum devoted to the history of the Thames  Sailing Barge and the associated industries of brick and cement making which  once sustained the local fleet of barges.

Dover Roman Painted House

The Roman Painted House, the finest Roman  House on show in Britain, was discovered by Kent Archaeological Rescue Unit.  Twenty five years of excavation across ancient Dover by the Unit have uncovered  50 major structures.

Eastleigh Museum

Eastleigh Museum, a local museum for the  hsitoric railway town of Eastleigh, Hampshire, UK.

Finchcocks

Living Museum of Music.

Fishbourne Roman Palace

Welcome to the Sussex Archaeological Society  or Sussex Past.

Fort Grey

Fort Grey is located on Guernsey's rocky west  coast, near the infamous Hanois reefs and the site of many historic shipwrecks.  The small martello tower contains a museum about Guernsey shipwrecks, with many  salvaged artefacts and related illustrations.

Guernsey Folk Museum

The National Trust Of Guernsey Official  On-line Web Site

Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery

The main permanent displays, interpreting the  natural and human history of the island were renewed in 1994. The building also  houses an art gallery, audio-visual/lecture theatre, shop and caf√©.

Hamptonne Country Life Museum

You can get close to 300 years of Jersey's  rural heritage in this collection of farm buildings and meadows. The site is  brought alive by talkative characters from the past demonstrations of by-gone  skills, guided tours and plenty of small animals.

Haslemere Museum

In 1888 the renowned surgeon, Sir Jonathan  Hutchinson, founded the museum in the grounds of his home, Inval, in Haslemere.  In 1926 the Museum arrived at its present site in the High Street.

Herne Bay Museum & Gallery

Bright and modern in design this museum  highlights the history of the Victorian seaside resort of Herne Bay and its  surrounding area.

Horsham Museum

With a myriad of rooms and galleries squeezed  into a timber framed merchants house the Museum displays over 100 years of  collecting.

How We Lived Then Museum of Shops

In this late-Regency town house, built in  1850, you will see 100 years of Shopping and Social History, uniquely captured  in many old Shops, Rooms and Displays.

Jersey Maritime Museum

Set in the historic harbour area of St.Helier,  the Maritime Museum takes as its theme, the sea and our relationship with  it.

Jersey Museum

A visit to the award-winning museum is an  excellent start to any stay in Jersey. Here you will find the real history,  traditions and culture of the island explained in a way that is both exciting  and understandable.

La Hougue Bie Museum

A Neolithic burial mound, dating back 5,500  years dominates this tranquil site. Following recent excavations, the entrance  to the tomb has now been restored to its original glory.

Letchworth Museum and Art Gallery

Letchworth Museum opened in 1914 to house the  collections of the Letchworth Naturalists' Society. Since then the museum has  expanded greatly in both size and scope.

Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Stone tools and other evidence show that our  ancestors were in the Maidstone area at least 400,000 years ago.

Mangapps Railway Museum

Mangapps Railway Museum is a privately owned  working museum established on a 400 acre farm at Burnham on Crouch, Essex. It  features a ¬ĺ mile standard gauge passenger carrying line, with restored  stations, signal boxes and ancillary equipment removed from various sites  throughout East Anglia.

Mary Rose Exhibition

The Mary Rose - built by Henry VIII around  1511, lost in 1545 and raised in 1982 is on display in a purpose built maritime  museum in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, England. This web site tells her  story.