Winchester City Museum


Type:Museums & Galleries

The Square, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9ES

Tel: 01962 863064

Winchester City Museum


Located in the heart of the historic city of Winchester, City Museum tells the story of England’s ancient capital, the seat of Alfred the Great.

From its origins as an Iron Age trading centre to Anglo Saxon glory, the last journey of Jane Austen to the hunt for King Alfred’s remains, explore the sights and sounds of Winchester past and present in the museum’s three galleries.

Admission charges apply, tickets can be pre-booked via the Hampshire Cultural Trust website. Free access to the gift shop.

Winchester Trio Ticket:

878 AD, City Museum and Westgate Museum

Adult: £15

Child - 5-15 years old: £10.50

Concession - Age 66+ or with a valid student ID: £12.50

Family - Up to five people, maximum two adults: £49

Under 5s: free

Full programme of events

Pay once, visit all year

Save up to 20% on standard admission


Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Joint Ticket including Westgate Museum£8.00 per ticket
Child (5 - 15 years)£3.00 per ticket
Child Joint Ticket including Westgate Museum£4.00 per ticket
Concession£4.75 per ticket
Concession Joint Ticket including Westgate Museum£6.50 per ticket
Family (up to 5 people, max. 2 adults)£16.75 per ticket
Family Joint Ticket including Westgate Museum£22.50 per ticket
Under 5sFree
Under 5s Joint Ticket including Westgate MuseumFree



  • Accessible Lift
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Induction Loop System

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Gift shop
  • Open all year round

Parking & Transport

  • Railway station within walking distance

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted


Map & Directions


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

Opening Times

April – December (1 Apr 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday11:00 - 17:00
January - March (1 Jan 2025 - 31 Mar 2025)
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday11:00 - 17:00

* Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

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