Petersfield Museum

Petersfield Museum
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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

Adults - £3 for Museum
- £5 for a yearly pass

Children are FREE

Discounts

  • Museums Association
  • International Council of Museums
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
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.

Half Term Magical Mayhem event!

  • 27 October 2017 4:30-8pm

This is a children’s event, (although they can bring their adults along too), it will be Magical themed to celebrate Halloween and commemorate 20 years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was published. There will be a magical world themed fancy dress competition as well as arts & crafts activities at the Museum, followed by the showing of the classic Halloween movie 'Hocus Pocus' (PG) in our temporary museum cinema!

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Children - £10 Adults - £8

Website

http://www.petersfieldmuseum.co.uk

Cinema Projector

Victotian Police Cells and Movie Night

  • 28 October 2017 6:30-10:30pm

This event begins with a tour of the Victorian police cells and goes on to a two course alfresco meal and a showing of 'Crimson Peak' (15) in our temporary cinema in the Court House.

Crimson Peak: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds - and remembers.
Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska and Jessica Chastain
Directed by: Guillermo del Torro

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children
  • 18+

Admission

Adults: £20

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

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

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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