Winchester City Museum

Winchester City Museum
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Located in the heart of the historic city of Winchester, City Museum tells the story of England’s ancient capital, the seat of Alfred the Great.

From its origins as an Iron Age trading centre to Anglo‑Saxon glory, the last journey of Jane Austen to the hunt for King Alfred’s remains, explore the sights and sounds of Winchester past and present in the museum’s three galleries.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Monday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
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: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Admission charges

Free admission

Getting there

By car
City Museum is located in the centre of Winchester. Use City Centre Park and Ride services.

By public transport
City Museum is just a ten minute walk from Winchester railway station. By bus, please take a local bus to central Winchester and the museum is located in the city centre near the cathedral.

Additional info

The museum is fully accessible, with a lift to all three floors. There is on‑street parking for Blue Badge holders next to the museum.

Collection details

Archaeology, Coins and Medals, Medicine, Personalities, Photography, Social History, Trade and Commerce

Getting there

By car
City Museum is located in the centre of Winchester. Use City Centre Park and Ride services.

By public transport
City Museum is just a ten minute walk from Winchester railway station. By bus, please take a local bus to central Winchester and the museum is located in the city centre near the cathedral.

Winchester City Museum
The Square
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 9ES
England

Website

https://www.hampshireculture.org.uk/winchester-city-museum

winchestermuseumcollections.org.uk

E-mail

General Enquiries

enquiries@hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

City Museum

01962 863064

Winchester City Council

01962 840 222

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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