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Westbury Manor Museum

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Address: Westbury Manor 84 West Street, Fareham PO16 0JJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1329 824895
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Good cafe

This is a nice little museum with some interesting exhibits and a really good little cafe. Lots of useful local info as well.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Phil P
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a nice little museum with some interesting exhibits and a really good little cafe. Lots of useful local info as well.

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Thank Phil P
Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Just happened to be walking past with my son (aged 9) whilst shopping and he asked to go in because he could see a dinosaur in the garden. It was a lovely experience, beautifully presented information, very clean, lovely café, pretty garden and free to go in! It's not very big but kept us occupied for about 1.5 hours. The... More 

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Thank Emma C
Fareham, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Have visited with my 3 & 6 year old grandchildren and found this museum ideal for them. Just enough to keep their interest. During August on a Friday morning there is a craft workshop for the children and my 6 year old grandson really enjoyed this, A small charge for use of materials was very fair. On the first floor... More 

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Thank Susan R
London, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Fantastic opportunity to look at the history of the area and learn more about the development of the town from market town to thriving community.

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Thank Tracey J
Fareham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

A local museum located in what was originally a farm house and has been council offices. The gardens have been refurbished and provide a pleasant local park, whilest the building contains a good selection of local material relating to local potteries, strawberry growing, and a good selection of local flint finds.

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Thank David R
Fareham, United Kingdom
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300 reviews
166 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I spent an hour looking around. The exhibits give a good idea of the local history and background. I particularly liked the part about the local brickwork. The bricks having been used in the Albert Hall as well as Parliament Buildings, Cape Town.

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Thank RobertFGCarter
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Lots of local history - for example, I was unaware of the strawberry growing in this area The section devoted to the history of the kings and queens of England and any local links was fascinating. Well worth a visit - and it's free!

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Thank Jean H
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1,161 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Whilst the exhibits are interesting, I found, when I last reviewed the Museum in 2013 that the staff involvement was not impressive. I am pleased to report therefore that on a return visit the current staff were welcoming, explaining the various displays both permanent and temporary. It made for an excellent impression and an overall very good experience. Whilst I... More 

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Thank bsandrs
Gosport, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Nice little local museum with a nice cafe. Worth a visit. Mostly local history but we'll presented over a couple of floors.

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Thank alan h
Fareham, United Kingdom
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42 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Have lived in Fareham for 25 years and it took me a while to pop in and have a look at this place. I believe it used to be the Fareham District Council building at one point until they built the ugly concrete building they now sit. Very interesting finding out about the local area and how Fareham grew into... More 

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