Curtis Museum

The Curtis Museum
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Curtis Museum
One of the finest local history collections in Hampshire, exploring 100 million years of history Displays include prehistoric tools, Roman pottery reconstruction, Saxon burials, the Battle of Alton 1643, the notorious tale of Sweet Fanny Adams and Hop picking and brewing.

The Alton Buckle
The finest piece of Anglo-Saxon craftmanship to have been found in Hampshire

The Selborne Cup
A rare high quality work enamelled Roman cup

The Gallery of Childhood
Packed with toys, children’s books and dolls dating back to the 18th century. There are also two fully furnished dolls houses and a selection of jigsaw puzzles… displayed in delightful miniature cases… an ideal height for children.

Collectors Corner
You will find an unusual selection of material, which changes regularly, displayed in our case for local collectors. If you collect things which you think may be of interest to others, and you would be willing to lend them to us for a short period of time, please get in touch to arrange a place in Collectors Corner.

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Opening hours

1 October - 31 March, 10am - 4.30pm
1 April - 30 September, 10am - 5pm

Collection details

Archaeology, Natural Sciences, Social History

Curtis Museum



01420 82802


01420 84227

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