Eastleigh Museum


Type:Museums & Galleries

The Citadel, 25 High Street, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5LF

Tel: 023 8064 3026

Eastleigh Museum


With the rapid increase in COVID-19 infections and the resulting changes to government guidance, to help keep everyone safe Hampshire Cultural Trust museums and galleries are currently closed and will remain so until further notice. We will re-open as soon as we can and look forward to welcoming you back.

Take a tour through Eastleigh’s past and discover what life was like in the 1930s at Eastleigh museum.

Amongst the museum displays, you’ll be able to visit Mr and Mrs Brown, a local locomotive engine driver and his wife, in their home, see a recreation of the Southern Railway Locomotive Works and a steam engine footplate.

There is always something new to see at the museum, which runs a regularly changing programme of special exhibitions, workshops, talks, events and family friendly activities. You can also visit our café for light refreshments, and why not browse our gift shop, where you’ll find items about Eastleigh and the area, as well as a selection of locally produced craft and food items.

The local studies area has a wide variety of information on the history of the borough drawn from the museum’s collection of local material. You can use the local studies area for private research, school projects or just for general interest. If you are researching something in particular, do call the museum in advance to check that there is a relevant file.

Admission to the museum is free.


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Free admission.



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - The Whistle Stop cafe offering tea, coffee, biscuits and cakes.

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Open all year round
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - Swan Centre

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 1 hour
  • Groups Accepted
  • Max group size - 25

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted


Map & Directions


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2021

Opening Times

2021 - Temporarily closed (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:00*
Saturday10:00 - 14:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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