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Winchester City Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Interesting with what we saw

Only saw the ground floor, thinking the other floors were closed for refurbishment (I hope so as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
janefallaize
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Good find

Very nice museum across three floors. Looks at the history of Winchester from the Romans and... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2019
MaiB1998
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London, United Kingdom
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All reviews three floors roman mosaics dressing up clothes iron age middle floor free entry interactive things for children well worth a visit scale model interesting exhibits victorian times local history winchester city small building voluntary donation lovely building all ages
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only saw the ground floor, thinking the other floors were closed for refurbishment (I hope so as didn't enquire!) What we did see was interesting and the large scale model was worth seeing to how Winchester once was. Spent about half hour there. Voluntary donation...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank janefallaize
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The middle floor was closed for refurbishment various Roman and iron age relects but not a wow. Not worth a detour.virtually obligatory donation

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Richard F
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Very nice museum across three floors. Looks at the history of Winchester from the Romans and Anglo-Saxons to the modern day. Very nice gift shop also.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MaiB1998
Reviewed 2 January 2019

This was a great little museum covering various periods over 3 floors. The model of the town centre on the ground floor was very impressive. Free but a £3 donation is recommended which is good value. Wheelchair/pushchair lift available.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eda B
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

A very enjoyable experience with a helpful reception desk. The museum starts at the top looking at the Roman invasion and settlement of Winchester. The first floor looks at mediaeval Winchester and the decline in Winchester’s significance. The ground floor looks at 1800 Winchester and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robertz52
Reviewed 18 December 2018

Interesting visit with stunning historical items. The staff are friendly and very knowledgable so talk to them for more information.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank daveym69
Reviewed 9 December 2018

A lovely building to house a museum. On three floors with different eras on each floor beginning with Saxon with a varied exhibition of artifacts showing life as it was.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joanms49
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

What a little gem! I decided to pop along and have a look while I was waiting to meet a friend and I was really surprised! There’s actually quite a lot there and plenty for children to do too including dressing up clothes!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank B2957BPannec
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic free museum. Three floors of exhibits right next to Winchester cathedral. Top floor particularly interesting and full of old artefacts. Bottom floor has an amazing model of Winchester in Victorian times, great for kids and adults alike. Great for a first stop in Winchester.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

at the end of the cathedral path, this museum does a great job storytelling Winchester. A big model shows the old city plan.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Marcus186300
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