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Cumberland House Natural History Museum

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Cumberland House Natural History Museum
Eastern Parade
Southsea
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO4 9RF

Tel: +44 023 9281 5276

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Cumberland House Natural History Museum

Portsmouth is a very special place for wildlife in Britain. It has many different habitats in a very small area, and at Portsmouth Natural History Museum you can explore them all.

Displays introduce the wildlife of the area - past and present.

Use the weblink above to access the Museum's website for full information.

Please note: We are in the process of constructing a new ramp to the front entrance of the museum which should be complete this month. Until this work is complete we are unable to provide access for visitors in wheelchairs.

The museum has a buggy park for use by visitors, we do not allow buggies into the museum.

An accessible toilet and baby changing facilities are available.

Induction loops for hearing impaired visitors are installed.

Guide dogs are welcome.

Please contact the Museum for further details.

For further information please call 023 9281 5276

Opening Times

Summer Opening Hours (1 Apr 2017 - 30 Sep 2017)
DayTimes
Monday
Tuesday10:0017:30*
Wednesday10:0017:30*
Thursday10:0017:30*
Friday10:0017:30*
Saturday10:0017:30*
Sunday10:0017:30*
Winter Opening Hours (1 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018)
DayTimes
Monday
Tuesday10:0017:00*
Wednesday10:0017:00*
Thursday10:0017:00*
Friday10:0017:00*
Saturday10:0017:00*
Sunday10:0017:00*

* PLEASE NOTE - Due to the next phase of work to remove a section of wall to create the entrance to the exciting new butterfly house, the museum will unfortunately be closed from Thursday 13th July to Sunday 16th July inclusive.
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Last entry - 30 minutes before closing time.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Prices

Free entry for all visitors. Donations to Cumberland House Natural History Museum are welcome.

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