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Winchester City Museum

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A lovely building to house a museum. On three floors with different eras on each floor beginning... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Surprisingly good

What a little gem! I decided to pop along and have a look while I was waiting to meet a friend and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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All reviews three floors roman mosaics roman times dressing up clothes iron age free entry middle floor well worth a visit interactive things for children scale model fascinating exhibits presented information middle ages nice collection local history interesting items winchester city
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A lovely building to house a museum. On three floors with different eras on each floor beginning with Saxon with a varied exhibition of artifacts showing life as it was.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a little gem! I decided to pop along and have a look while I was waiting to meet a friend and I was really surprised! There’s actually quite a lot there and plenty for children to do too including dressing up clothes!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic free museum. Three floors of exhibits right next to Winchester cathedral. Top floor particularly interesting and full of old artefacts. Bottom floor has an amazing model of Winchester in Victorian times, great for kids and adults alike. Great for a first stop in Winchester.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

at the end of the cathedral path, this museum does a great job storytelling Winchester. A big model shows the old city plan.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Marcus186300
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Well presented and right in the centre of the City there are some interesting and important artefacts from Roman Winchester onwards. It's free to enter and set over three floors. Very well presented and clean but quite small. The staff are friendly and helpful and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank inoble
Reviewed 20 October 2018

I was pleasantly surprised by how good this museum was considering it is free to enter (I left a donation - they deserve it)! I walks you through the history of the city, and the model city at the end was extremely helpful to help...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ali P
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Although it looks small, ther are 3 floors that are pretty packed. Like Winchester it is well worth a visit and we enjoyed it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vietnamgirl0913
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This small but well planned museum covers from prehistory to the present day (with a section on Jane Eyre). It's superbly laid out in a lovely building with enough scope for younger visitors. Enjoyable and informative - and free, though contributions are much welcomed!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 13 October 2018

I can't believe we hadn't been here before now, this museum is such a gem! We were in the city for the BBC History Magazine weekend and in between talks thought we would pop in. We popped in 3 times in the end because all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cathy500
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A really wonderful place to visit for the whole family. On entering you will be struck by a stunning model of the City of Winchester - if your new to the City its a great introduction. Then you go up through the floors in a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Yinnon E
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