CALLEVA MUSEUM
Bramley Rd. Silchester

Description
A museum that documents and interprets the Roman town of Calleva Arbertum of which the remains (notably the 1.5 mile city wall and amphitheatre) can be visited. Exhibits also at Reading Museum.

Location
Silchester is between Basingstoke and Reading. Either M4 junc 12, then A4, A340 and signs or M3 junc 6 then A339, then A340 and signs. Rail Reading or Basingstoke.

Opening Times
9 - dusk

Admission Prices
Free

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CHARLES DICKENS' BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM
393 Old Commercial Rd Portsmouth PO1 4QL Tel 01705 827261

Description
The house where Dickens spent his early years has been furnished in 19c fashion and has displays of Dickens work, his family and other artifacts.

Location
Fairly near the centre of Portsmouth. Signed from most main roads.

Opening Times
Mar-Oct 10-5.30

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices
Adult £2 Child up to 13 free.

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CITY MUSEUM
Museum Rd PO1 Portsmouth 2LJ Tel 01705 827261

Description
The history of Portsmouth with audio visual.

Location
Portsmouth. Follow signs from M275 Portsmouth approach road.

Opening Times
10-5.30

Disabled Access
Yes

Admission Prices
Free

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D-DAY MUSEUM & OVERLORD EMBROIDERY
Clarence Esplanade Portsmouth. PO5 3NT Tel 01705 827261

Description
The sights and sounds of the world largest seaborne invasion and the famous 80 metre long Overlord Embroidery.

Location
Portsmouth. Follow signs from M275 Portsmouth approach road.

Southsea

Opening Times
10.30-5.30 summer 10.30-4.30 winter

Disabled Access
Facilities and wheelchairs available.

Admission Prices
Adult £4.50 Child £2.70

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EASTNEY BEAM ENGINE HOUSE
Henderson Rd Eastney Portsmouth PO1 4QL Tel 01705 827261

Description
Exhibits include a pair of James Watt beam engines and reciprocal pumps built in 1887

Location
Portsmouth

Opening Times
Last weekend of each month (Sat & Sun) 1-5

Disabled Access
No

Admission Prices
Adult £1.50 Child 90p

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EXBURY GARDENS
Exbury Estate SO45 1AZ Tel 01703 891203

Description
200 landscaped woodland garden in the New Forest on the banks of the River Beaulieu. Blooms out in five seasons with the most spectacular in sing and autumn

Location
Garden is in the New Forest the Southampton side of Beaulieu. M27 junc 2 onto A326 to Totton, then seven roundabouts- signposted. Or signposted from Beaulieu

Opening Times
Mar-Nov 10-5.30

Disabled Access
Facilities, yes

Admission Prices
Varies according to season from £2.50

 

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