Curtis Museum

The Curtis Museum
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The Curtis Museum in Alton is home to one of the finest local history collections in Hampshire, exploring 100 million years of the region’s past.

Permanent exhibitions include a rare Roman enamel cup, ancient Saxon burials, hop picking and brewing, Cranford author Elizabeth Gaskell, the 1643 Battle of Alton - with a Civil War era helmet, breastplate and sword - and the notorious tale of Sweet Fanny Adams. There’s also a regular programme of events, complete with family-friendly and educational activities.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Admission charges

Free entry

Getting there

By car: the Curtis Museum is located near the centre of Alton. There is public pay and display parking nearby.

By rail: Alton railway station is within walking distance of the museum.

Additional info

The Curtis Museum has level access to the ground floor only. Guide dogs are welcome.

Collection details

Archaeology, Natural Sciences, Social History

Getting there

By car: the Curtis Museum is located near the centre of Alton. There is public pay and display parking nearby.

By rail: Alton railway station is within walking distance of the museum.

Curtis Museum
High Street
Alton
Hampshire
GU34 1BA
England

Website

https://www.hampshireculture.org.uk/curtis-museum

E-mail

General Enquiries

enquiries@hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01420 82802

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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