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Westbury Manor Museum

Fareham

Type:Museum

84 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0JJ

Tel: 01329 822 063

Westbury Manor Museum

About

Step inside elegant Westbury Manor in the heart of Fareham to discover a wealth of stories about the town’s people, heritage and industrial past.

Formerly home to no less than six admirals of the fleet, explore Westbury Manor to find out about the borough’s origins as a Stone Age settlement, the infamous workhouse scandal of 1837, its long traditions of brickmaking and strawberry growing and much more.

There is plenty for all the family to during your visit. Become an amateur archaeologist and handle real artefacts, use the interactive tablets to find out more about the displays or have fun with the museum trail quiz and hands-on history playsets. While you are there, enjoy a drink or bite to eat in the café and browse the wide selection of gifts available in the shop.

Throughout the year they run a programme of touring exhibitions, as well as fun events and activities for all the family to enjoy. Free admission.

 

Guide Prices

Free admission.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift - Lift to first floor
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Object handling sessions arranged by prior appointment.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Small coffee lounge, overlooking garden, 10-12 people.

Establishment Features

  • Event Venue
  • Meeting rooms
  • Toilets

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 01:00
  • Groups Accepted
  • Max group size - 40

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • No Smoking Attraction

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M27. Follow signs to Fareham town centre, park at Market Quay car park next to museum.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Fareham. Proceed along West Street, museum on right before shopping centre.

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2019 Tourism South East Member 2019 2019

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 24 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Tuesday10:00 - 17:00*
WednesdayClosed*
Thursday - Friday10:00 - 17:00*
Saturday10:00 - 16:00*
SundayClosed*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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