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Portsmouth Museum

1 Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ, England
+44 23 9282 7261
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Small but worth it

This is a small local museum that we saw when walking by and decided to visit. It was forth it. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wayne B
Calgary, Canada
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Excellent museum

A great museum in a beautiful building.Theres a wide range of things for all tastes and age... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Timothy P
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1 Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ, England
+44 23 9282 7261

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small local museum that we saw when walking by and decided to visit. It was forth it. It is housed in a older brick building.The exhibits were of the history of Portsmouth and were well done. At the end was several exhibits...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great museum in a beautiful building.Theres a wide range of things for all tastes and age groups.Free to enter and free parking as well.Highly recommend.

Thank Timothy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We weren't originally going to visit Portsmouth Museum as it did not look that interesting to us from their website. But so glad we did, it was amazing. So fascinating and plenty to see. My husband loved the mock up of the 1950's living room,...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to this museum for many years, and have taken visiting family and friends when they're in Portsmouth. Excellent exhibits, but I must say the Cafe has gone down hill since the revamp and now run by the council. Very limited menu now,...More

Thank BevMeee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came here as a couple, when my teenage daughter wasn't with us, but in retrospect, I think it was the first museum we have ever been to which she would have quite liked! Lots of historical toys, a fairly concise but interesting history of...More

Thank JLovingTimeOut
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Probably not one of the world's greatest museums but has various interesting displays. Conan Doyle gets a small display as do local maritme artist Wyllie and Portsmouth FC. There is a section on homes over the centuries - always a pleasure to see one's childhood...More

Thank MeridianManchester
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Have visited this free museum several times and still find new things to see. The cafe is great for a drink and a snack. Pleasant garden seating area. The staff on reception are very helpful and friendly. Variety of interesting things in the shop. Good...More

Thank Patti1953_12
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I brought my 3 children here (6yrs, 5yrs, 1yr) being 6 months pregnant with spd and being a little skint it was a fab idea! When I got to the door I was told I couldn't take a pushchair in.i asked to come in and...More

1  Thank nikkirawcliffe
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Portsmouth is not a city which draws thousands of tourists but if you do get there, then spend a little time at the city's museum. There are three floors and a special Conan Doyle exhibition. There are a few art works and some a just...More

Thank Lucyaspinall
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Brilliant and free. A lovely building. Great staff. Cafe good but a little small. No hot food as such, but we had sandwiches and they were excellent and well priced. Well worth a walk to get there. Would love to go again.

Thank Nerina1966
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