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The Novium

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Chichester through the ages

This was one of the places I’ve always intended to visit “one day soon” and I finally got to visit... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Our 1st Visit

I'm ashamed to say I had never visited the Novium before. What drew me in this time was the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm ashamed to say I had never visited the Novium before. What drew me in this time was the wonderful exhibition celebrating 125 years of the Chichester Camera Club and its forebear the Chichester Photographic Society. The Photographic Society survived WWII, then folded in 1945....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank haylingseagoon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is amazing for kids. It’s a shame we came alone or I could have reviewed it from a child reaction. I found the museum very small and not at all what i thought it was going to be. I expected lots of knowledge...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nicole2701
Reviewed 26 November 2018

This was one of the places I’ve always intended to visit “one day soon” and I finally got to visit mid-week when I had an unplanned day in Chichester. The Museum is tucked down a side street, literally just around the corner from the Cathedral....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank debdancing
Reviewed 19 November 2018

I visited this free attraction on a Saturday, and was pleased to see so many children in the museum, with plenty of child friendly activities. There were very good displays on Chichester's early history, particularly the Roman era, but from what I gathered from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Bored of the usual birthday partys i stumbled across sleepovers at the novium. AMAZING!! staff kept the children fully engaged the entire evening, which is not an easy task with 18, 9 year old girls. activities perfectly thought out carried out excellently. Very reasonable priced....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lauren_giles
TheNovium, Public Relations Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Dear Lauren G, Thank you for booking a sleepover birthday party at The Novium Museum, and for leaving such a wonderful review! We're so pleased to hear that the children enjoyed their sleepover, and I will make sure your lovely comments are passed on to...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The Lego exhibit was amazing. So worth the trip I will watch out for other exhibits and go again.it was easy to find and free.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Carole B
Reviewed 21 September 2018

It’s a great attraction with interactive installations suitable for all ages. It was really interesting to find out more about the history of Chichester and the surrounding area. Various artifacts found and donated to the museum made it more personal, knowing these were once used...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank segdehp
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Novium is the Great small museum I can say.. the entry is free of cost.. small exhibits on the history of the area from Roman times. Not large but quite fun nonetheless; Its good to go with young ones, for kids different dressing up, activity...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Deepika B
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We are journeyed back in time to see the City’s Roman Baths but what was arriving on platform 2 was The Flying Scotsman all in LEGO on it’s grand journey around England. We have lots of puff too. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 429Happy
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Lego exhibition well worth a visit. Fascinating. The rest of the museum is excellent too with lots of interest for all ages. It’s free too

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank janicebird28
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Response from 554wendys | Reviewed this property |
If I remember rightly the was a mosaic from Chilgrove but maybe call them for a definitive answer, sorry to be vague!