Petersfield Museum

Petersfield Museum
The Old Courthouse
St Peters Road
Petersfield
Hampshire
GU32 3HX
England

Website

www.petersfieldmuseum.co.uk

E-mail

Curator

curator@petersfieldmuseum.co.uk

Education and Outreach Officer

education@petersfieldmuseum.co.uk

Telephone

01730 262601

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The Museum was set up in 1999 and is located in the former Magistrates Courthouse.

Venue Type:

Museum, Archive

Opening hours

Tues to Sat
10:00-16:00

The Museum is open from March - Mid December

Admission charges

Free Admission

Getting there

The Museum is situated in the old Magistrates’ Courthouse behind the police station in St. Peter’s Road. The Museum entrance is along the alley between Tesco and the square.

The Museum and Gallery is a 10 minute walk from the railway station.

Parking is available at the pay and display car parks by Tesco or Waitrose supermarkets

Additional info

Wheelchair accessibility is via the police yard and a member of staff is required to unlock the access gate - please call ahead if this is required.

The museum holds collections on the social, industrial and agricultural history of Petersfield and the surrounding villages. The collections are made up from artefacts and archives (including maps, oral history accounts, and photographs).

Collection details

Trade and Commerce, Social History, Law and Order, Industry, Archives, Archaeology, Agriculture, Coins and Medals

Key artists and exhibits

  • Joliffe family
  • Bonham-Carter family
  • ITS
  • market town
  • Churchers college
  • St Peters Church Parish records
  • Historical Maps
  • Petersfield Musical Festival
  • Scouting in Petersfield
  • Petersfield Urban District Council
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
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‘Life, Death and Honour: Soldiers of the Great War'

  • 3 June — 6 September 2014

This exhibition, which will be curated by year 8 students from The Petersfield School, will focus specifically on the local men who fought for their country, their experiences of war, their stories of bravery as well as examining how they are remembered today.This exhibition will complement the annual display at the museum that looks into the effects of the Great War on Petersfield as a whole.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.petersfieldmuseum.co.uk

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Museums at Night

  • 16 May 2014 7-8:30pm

A rare opportunity to view film from the archive showing Petersfield and East Hampshire from 1912 onwards. Enjoy a glass of wine whilst viewing the exhibitions and putting your questions to Museum staff.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Tickets are £5 for adults and £3 for children.

Website

http://www.petersfieldmuseum.co.uk/

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‘Gone but not Forgotten’

  • 20 July 2014 12-4pm

Dance Up and Petersfield Museum are working in partnership to produce an innovative dance and heritage performance. Working in collaboration with local dance companies, researchers, schools and community groups they will commemorate the start of the First World War during its centenary year 2014. Beginning towards the end of April, pupils from local schools will work with museum staff, local researchers and professional dancers to discover local First World War stories and artefacts to create an original dance performance. Schools and community groups will share the work they have created during an outdoor event in Petersfield Square on Sunday 20 July 2014 between 12:30pm and 4:00pm.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.petersfieldmuseum.co.uk

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Education

Getting there

The Museum is situated in the old Magistrates’ Courthouse behind the police station in St. Peter’s Road. The Museum entrance is along the alley between Tesco and the square.

The Museum and Gallery is a 10 minute walk from the railway station.

Parking is available at the pay and display car parks by Tesco or Waitrose supermarkets

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