Museums in South East England
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...
ASHFORD BOROUGH MUSEUM
The Old Grammar School, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1QG
Located in Ashford's first grammar school built in the 17th century, only exhibits of local interest are displayed. Special exhibition are always being held. 2008 is dedicated to Gherkers in the Community and Business Old and New. Situated: Next d...
Museums & Galleries
Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH
One of Britain's finest museums, housing the University's internationally renowned collections of European and Oriental paintings, glass, silver, ceramics and artefacts from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. The shop stocks a comprehensive range...
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...
REDOUBT FORTRESS & MILITARY MUSEUM
Royal Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 7AQ
Arguably one of Eastbourne's hidden treasures, this impressive circular fortress was built between 1804-1810 to defend the coast from possible invasion from Napoleonic France. Now restored, it houses one of the south's largest military museums. Co...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
Stately Homes & Gardens / Museum
BREAMORE HOUSE & COUNTRYSIDE MUSEUM
Breamore House Breamore, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 2DF
Travel back in time and enjoy the country experience of Elizabethan Breamore House and Stuart village, completed in 1583 by the Dodington family, 5-years prior to the Spanish Armada. There’s a fine collection of paintings, tapestries, and porc...