Museums in South East England
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...
County Hall, Market Place, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3HG
Abingdon is considered to be the oldest town in Britain. The museum collection reflects its long history and includes archaeological finds from Prehistoric, Roman and Anglo Saxon times. The main museum gallery, the Sessions Hall, was originall...
NATIONAL MOTOR MUSEUM
Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO4 27ZN
A great day out for the whole family, discover the Palace House & Gardens on the Beaulieu River in the New Forest, Beaulieu Abbey and how the Cistercian monks lived in the 13th Century. The National Motor Museum has a priceless collection of over ...
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...
Stately Home & Galleries
GILBERT WHITE'S HOUSE & GARDEN AND THE OATES MUSEUM
High Street, Selborne, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 3JH
Gilbert White's House & the Oates Museum is a charming 18th Century House, home of the famous naturalist, the Rev. Gilbert White, the author of "The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne". Over 20 acres of garden and parkland restored to ...
Museums & Galleries
POWELL-COTTON MUSEUM, QUEX HOUSE & GARDENS
Quex Park, Park Lane, Birchington, Kent, CT7 0BH
A museum and Regency-period country house with beautiful Victorian gardens. The world class collections include African natural history and ethnography, weaponry, archaeology, ceramics, furniture and much much more. Group bookings welcome. ...
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...
BUCKLERS HARD MARITIME MUSEUM
Bucklers Hard, Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7XB
On the banks of the Beaulieu River, in the New Forest, you’ll find the unique and picturesque village of Bucklers Hard where time has almost stood still. Here warships were built for almost a century including Nelsons favourite H.M.S. Agamemnon. ...
THE BRIGHTON TOY & MODEL MUSEUM
52-55 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4EB
With a collection of teddy bears, dolls, planes, forts and trains and Toy & Model film memorabilia. The museum is located in four of the arches under Brighton Railway Station. The museum covers over 4,000 square feet with over 25,000 exhib...
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...