Curtis Museum

Hampshire

Type:Museum

High Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1BA

Tel: 01420 82802

Curtis Museum

About

The Curtis Museum in Alton is home to one of the finest local history collections in Hampshire, exploring 100 million years of the region’s past.

Permanent exhibitions include a rare Roman enamel cup, ancient Saxon burials, hop picking and brewing, Cranford author Elizabeth Gaskell, the 1643 Battle of Alton - with a Civil War era helmet, breastplate and sword - and the notorious tale of Sweet Fanny Adams. There’s also a regular programme of events, complete with family-friendly and educational activities. 

When you have finished your trip to the Curtis Museum, why not pay a visit to our sister venue in Alton, the Allen Gallery. As well as housing one of the south's most outstanding collections of ceramics, the gallery has a welcoming café and accessible toilet facilities.
 

 

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free admissionFree

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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Awards

  • Green Tourism Business Scheme -Green Tourism Business Scheme - Awaiting Grading Green Tourism Business Scheme - Awaiting Grading 2021
  • Tourism South East Award -Tourism South East Member - Platinum Tourism South East Member - Platinum 2022

Opening Times

temporarily closed (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

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