Eastleigh Museum

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Eastleigh Museum, housed in the old Salvation Army Citadel, is on High Street in the busy town centre and close to the Swan Shopping Centre.

Discover Eastleigh’s past, and meet Mr and Mrs Brown a local locomotive engine driver and his wife. There is always something new to see with a regularly changing programme of special exhibitions, workshops, talks and events, plus Family Friendly activities, cafe, and gifts.

Meet Mr and Mrs Brown : Discover what life was like in Eastleigh during the 1930s and meet Mr and Mrs Brown, a local engine driver and his wife. Visit our recreation of their family home, a Victorian terraced house for which Eastleigh is well known. Displays include the living room at teatime and scullery.

The Story of Eastleigh : Eastleigh Museum was founded in 1986 and has collected many local history objects through which we tell our story.

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Opening hours

Tues-Fri 1000-1700
Sat 1000-1600
Sun-Closed Mon

Admission charges


Collection details

Science and Technology, Social History, Land Transport

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Drawn to Dinosaurs

  • 12 September — 7 November 2015 *on now

John Sibbick is an Isle of Wight based artist who has been drawing and illustrating dinosaurs since he was a boy. His work has featured in many dinosaur books and on television as well as dinosaur galleries in national and regional museums. This touring exhibition of 28 pieces of his work also includes a specially commissioned piece for DINOFEST2015.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly



Eastleigh Museum
25 High Street
SO50 5LF






Visitor Services Manager



023 8064 3026


023 8065 3582

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