Winchester City Museum

Museum in Winchester

Winchester City Musueum
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The Winchester City Museum provides an engaging exploration of Winchester’s rich history, spanning from the Iron Age to the present. Housed across three floors, its three captivating galleries offer a range of fascinating exhibits.

Among the notable features are well-preserved Roman mosaics and an impressive collection of jewellery from the Anglo-Saxon era. Visitors can also admire a captivating model showcasing the original medieval settlement, providing a glimpse into Winchester’s past.

Step into reconstructed Victorian-era shops and immerse yourself in the period atmosphere. The museum offers interactive activities like brass rubbing and pot design, allowing visitors to engage with the exhibits. Don’t miss the chance to dress up in period costumes and experience history first-hand.

A special highlight is the collection of artefacts once owned by the renowned author Jane Austen, who spent her final years in Winchester. These items offer an intimate connection to the beloved writer.

The Winchester City Museum provides a captivating journey through time and is a must-visit for history enthusiasts of all ages.

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Visiting Winchester City Museum


Daily 10:00 – 17:00


Adult: £8.00

Address: Winchester City Museum, The Square, Winchester, UK
Duration: 20 minutes

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