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The Novium

Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1QH, England
+44 1243 775888
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Brilliant for the kids

Visited while on holiday in the area. The kids loved it. Lot's of great artefacts for the kids to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jen A
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Surrey, United Kingdom
Worth a short visit

We were visiting the cathedral which is nearby and decided to pop in here. It has three floors. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David P
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Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1QH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited while on holiday in the area. The kids loved it. Lot's of great artefacts for the kids to look at and enjoy, They loved the Tim Peak Section, You can't knock it when the entry was for free, happily donated, would return if ever...More

Thank Jen A
TheNovium, Public Relations Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jen A, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave such a lovely review - it's so good to hear that you and your children enjoyed the visit! Thank you also for your very kind donation. Our free...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting the cathedral which is nearby and decided to pop in here. It has three floors. The ground floor contains the remains of a roman bathhouse and the exhibits here are centred on roman Chichester. The second floor contained local history and contained...More

Thank David P
TheNovium, Public Relations Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear David P, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave a review. It's good to hear that you were able to take in all of our exhibits, and considered the displays to be clear and informative. Our Admiral...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with the kids and they were captivated for a good hour in the Tim Peake exhibition. Would highly recommend a visit.More

Thank Mark S
TheNovium, Public Relations Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mark S, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave a review. So pleased that your children were so captivated by our Tim Peake exhibition - we pride ourselves as a Family Friendly Museum, and aim to engage...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

We went into this free museum to see the Tim Peake exhibition. It was a little disappointing and is really only suitable for young children. It gave basic information and the hands on exhibits were mostly broken. Very young children were racing around and dressing...More

Thank 06sarah69
TheNovium, Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear 06sarah69, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave a review, though I am sorry to hear that you felt it disappointing. Our Tim Peake exhibition, as you noticed, has been extremely popular with children, but also adults...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

A free museum to explore, very close to the cathedral. Cafe and shop on the premises. Particularly liked the gallery about local history.

1  Thank paula5957
TheNovium, Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear paula5957, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit, and hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Visited with grown up kids, largely to see the Tim Peake exhibition. Whilst the newly excavated Roman Baths on the ground floor are very impressive and there are lots of Roman exhibits, it felt like they'd missed a trick by not displaying more about our...More

Thank OutnAbout007
TheNovium, Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear OutnAbout2007, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave a review. We welcome feedback and take your comments on board. We do try to rotate exhibitions, based on items we hold in our collection, and welcome suggestions for...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017

I loved the opportunity to have a coffee next to the remains of the bath house. And the layout of the building is excellent - three different floors give lots of opportunity for a change of era and change of pace. The top floor is...More

Thank ljc99
TheNovium, Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear ljc99, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave such a lovely review! It sounds like you were really able to enjoy all that we have to offer during your visit - the café area is certainly a...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I was welcomed to the museum and given a private guided tour by a volunteer guide who was very knowledgeable. my daughter found the Tim Peak exhibition very interesting. The museum appeals to all ages with dressing up for the little ones amongst many other...More

Thank chickpeagal
TheNovium, Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear Chickpeagal, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave a review. We are very lucky to have some excellent volunteer guides to offer informative tours, and I will ensure that your praise is passed on. We hope to...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

Interesting, knowledgeable and part of our local history. Husband and I found the Novium Museum easy to find, down a side lane in Tower Street. Admission is FREE. The building has a large lift and is accessible for wheelchairs and prams. We went to see...More

Thank Pinkshoes26
TheNovium, Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear Pinkshoes26, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave a review. It's great to hear that you found us easily, and that you enjoyed the Tim Peake exhibition. Please do return with your grandchildren - as you noticed,...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Chichester specifically to see the Tim Peake exhibition with my 13 year old son. I do take on board others' comments about some of the interactive equipment needing attention, but I found that taking our time to watch the footage, read the information and...More

1  Thank HeidiO18
TheNovium, Public Relations Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear HeidiO18, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave a review. We are working to ensure that our interactive items are repaired or replaced as soon as possible where needed, but it's pleasing to hear that you and...More

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