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Curtis Museum

Hampshire

Type:Museum

High Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1BA

Tel: 01420 82802

Curtis Museum

About

Step inside the Curtis Museum to discover one of the finest local history collections in Hampshire, exploring 100 million years of the region’s past.

Highlights of the museum displays include the Alton Buckle, the finest piece of Anglo-Saxon craftsmanship to have been found in Hampshire, the Selborne cup, a rare and high-quality enamelled Roman cup and the Gallery of Childhood, packed with toys and dolls dating back to the 18th century. You’ll also be able to find out about the Battle of Alton in 1643, Saxon burials, local industries such as hop picking and brewing, as well as the tale of Sweet Fanny Adams, one of the most notorious murder cases of the 19th century.

The local studies section offers a wide variety of information on the history of the area, drawn from an extensive collection of local material which has been built up over the past 150 years.

Toilet facilities are available at the nearby Allen Gallery. Level access to ground floor only. Admission to the museum is free, but donations are welcome.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free admissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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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Map & Directions

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
SundayClosed

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