Petersfield Museum

Petersfield Museum
Shop icon Study area icon Visual disability facilities icon Wheelchair access icon

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 - £2 for Museum OR Gallery
- £3 for Museum AND Gallery
- £5 for a yearly pass (for both venues)

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.
Museums at Night

Museums at Night

  • 28 — 29 October 2016 6:30-8:30pm

Join us on a ‘hard hat tour’ of the Petersfield Police Station at sundown. Have a look at the Victorian features, learn about the history of the Police Station and the Old Courthouse and have a drink in a real Victorian police cell! Booking for this event is essential.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Petersfield Police Station
St Peter's Road
Petersfield
Hampshire
GU32 3HU

Admission

Adults - £5
Children - £2
Tickets can be purchased from the Flora Twort Gallery.
Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm.

Website

http://www.petersfieldmuseum.co.uk/documents/Familyevents_000.pdf

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.
advertisement