Museums in South East England
SHOREHAM AIRCRAFT MUSEUM
High Street, Shoreham, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 7TB
Exhibition of aviation relics and homefront memorabilia from the Battle of Britain and the air war over southern England. Aviation paintings and prints for sale. Teas and home made cakes served in the Old Bakery or cottage garden.
ALDERSHOT MILITARY MUSEUM
Evelyn Woods Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 2LG
Housed in the only surviving brick-built barrack blocks left in Aldershot and built in 1894, these bungalow-type buildings once covered the whole of North Camp. Today they tell the story of daily life for both soldier and civilian since 1854, as A...
The Clubhouse, Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0QN
Come to Brooklands Museum on the site of the World’s first purpose-built motor racing circuit and see vintage cars, aircraft, motorcycles and bicycles, with the London Bus Museum also on site. Take a supersonic virtual ‘flight’ on board Concorde –...
THE OLD GAOL MUSEUM
Market Hill, Buckingham, Bucks, MK18 1JX
The Old Gaol is the landmark building in Buckingham town centre. Restored extensively by the Buckingham Heritage Trust, it contains a fascinating Museum reflecting the building's history through an audio visual display, aspects of Buckingham's pas...
Market Square, Dover, Kent, CT16 1PH
Dover Museum is one of the districts largest museums and has a fine collection of genuine artefacts and models. Covering the history of Dover from the ancient Celts, through the Roman Invasion, up to and beyond World War II. There is a collecti...
306TH BOMBARDMENT GROUP MUSEUM
Bedford Autodrome, Thurleigh Airfield Business Park, MK44 2YP
A visit to the museum will transport you back in time with many fascinating themed displays. The large collection of 306th memorabilia includes the famous Norden Bomb Site, and the first Medal of Honour awarded to an enlisted man. There are displa...
MILESTONES LIVING HISTORY MUSEUM
Leisure Park, Churchill Way West, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG22 6PG
Imagine an open-air museum inside a massive modern building, with a network of streets and buildings based on those found in Hampshire from the Victorian period and the 1930s. Then you have an impression of the size and scale of Milestones - Hamps...
THE GURKHA MUSEUM
Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8TS
The Gurkha Museum commemorates the services of Gurkhas to the British since 1815. The story starts with the Gurkha homeland Nepal before unfolding Gurkha military deeds from 1815 to the present day. The displays cover Gurkha service in the old ...
THE BATE COLLECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Faculty of Music, St Aldate's, Oxford, OX1 1DB
A rich and fascinating display of some eighteen hundred historical woodwind, brass and percussion instruments; over a dozen early keyboards including 'Handel's harpsichord'; and a unique bow maker's workshop and bows. Workshops and concerts throug...
Museums / Tourist Attraction
BENTLEY WILDFOWL & MOTOR MUSEUM
Harveys Lane, Halland, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 5AF
Zoos & Wildlife Parks
Something for everyone with one of the largest waterfowl collections including Swans, Geese, Ducks, Cranes and Flamingo's in a natural setting. The Motor Museum has over 100 exhibits including Veteran, Edwardian, Vintage and Classic cars and bi...