Andover Museum and Museum of the Iron Age

Test Valley

Type:Museums & Galleries

6 Church Close, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1DP

Tel: 01264 366283

Andover Museum and Museum of the Iron Age


Housed in a Georgian town house built in the 1750s, Andover Museum tells the story of the town and its surrounding area from prehistoric times to the present day.

Inside the museum, you’ll discover archaeological finds including a Bronze Age hoard and Saxon grave goods, see a rare medieval ivory figurine of the Virgin and Child and learn about the shocking true story of the 1846 Andover Workhouse scandal. The museum runs an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions, including art, craft, photography, history and more.

Located in the same building, the Museum of the Iron Age tells the story of Danebury Hill Fort, which lies to the south west of Andover and is one of the best studied sites of the British Iron Age. Here, you can find out what life was like for our pre-historic ancestors who farmed, fought, worshipped and died in Wessex over two thousand years ago.

Andover Museum shop sells small gifts and books, and hot drinks and ice creams are also available to purchase.

Free admission.


Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£4.00 per ticket
Child (5-15 years)£2.00 per ticket
Concession£3.25 per ticket
Family Ticket (up to 5 people, max. 2 adults) £11.25 per ticket
Under 5sFree

Andover Museum remains free, but Museum of the Iron Age is now a charged venue



  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors


  • Refreshments Available - Tea / Coffee and Light refreshments / snacks

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Conference facilities
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round - Closed Good Friday and between Christmas and New Year
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Free parking
  • Railway station within walking distance

Provider Preferences

  • Indoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups


Map & Directions


  • Tourism South East Award -Tourism South East Member 23/24 - Gold Tourism South East Member 23/24 - Gold 2023

Opening Times

Andover Museum and Museum of the Iron Age (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - ThursdayClosed
Friday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

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