Museum of Island History

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A museum presenting the story of the Isle of Wight from the time of the dinosaurs to the present day. Discover the Island through interactive displays.

Venue Type:


Opening hours

Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 1030-1600.

Admission charges

Adults: £2.00
Children: £1.20
OAPS: £1.20
Family Ticket: £5


  • Museums Association
  • National Art Pass

Collection details

Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Travels with a Sketchbook - exhibition of watercolours by Thomas Rowlandson of tours to the Isle of Wight in the 1790s on view until 27 July 2003.

Museum of Island History
The Guildhall
High Street
Newport, Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight
PO30 1TY

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Isle of Wight Heritage


01983 823366

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