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Portsmouth Museum

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Nice Musuem

Took a walk through this nice muesue house in an impressive building. It has a very good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
P8977NBjohnl
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An Enjoyable Place To Visit

This excellent museum celebrates the city of Portsmouth from it's beginnings right to the present... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Jason J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a walk through this nice muesue house in an impressive building. It has a very good collection of books on Portsmouth and gave a good insight of how the people of portsmouth lived and worked.

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

This excellent museum celebrates the city of Portsmouth from it's beginnings right to the present day. There's also a brilliant section of the museum dedicated to Sherlock Holmes whose writer Conan Doyle lived in the city. What really made me happy was the incredible retro...More

Thank Jason J
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Located in an old imposing building (whose main entrance, interestingly enough, is at the back of the museum), the staff does quite an amazing job with the means at their disposal. Next to the material depicting the history and development of the city, currently there...More

Thank GranZorro
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Great place to visit went to fill in a rainy morning but well worth if for all the family. Great that it’s free entry and well worth a visit with plenty to look at and good gift shop

Thank Mrs Linda C
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

It is some time since I last visited this Museum and I was impressed to see the new galleries that included an extended Conan Doyle/ Sherlock Holmes display and the computer section on the second floor in conjunction with “Game Over”. The computer gallery was...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 27 June 2018

While my wife was busy in the conference, I took my kid to this nice one. She was surprised to see the music players of the olden days, and most interestingly with the video games from 1970s to 1980s to 1990s! In fact it reminded...More

Thank Angshu_Kolkata
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We visited the Maritime Museum on Friday 8th June, the weather was glorious and there is so much to see. We had to buy tickets at the Mary Rose Trust as it is independent of the Maritime Museum. When we last visited the museum, two...More

Thank Michael_SF6310RH
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Visited after breakfast while my wife went shopping for gifts to take home. The women on reception welcomed me as I entered and was very polite and helpful.There is something for all the family here, the past ,the present, and the future can all be...More

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We took an elderly friend here for what was meant to be a treat as in the past the cakes were fantastic. The museum was much better than expected with different themes. However when we retuned to the ground floor for tea how disappointing. £5.40...More

Thank Pompeylass999
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I didn't know about this museum at all depsite living about 15 miles away so when I saw a photo on instagram of this amazing building I decided to visit. We loved the art collection - was surprised at how many really good pieces of...More

Thank Jo B
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