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The Novium

Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1QH, England
+44 1243 775888
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Excellent small museum

What a fantastic little museum this is. Taking us on a fascinating journey from Roman Chichester... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Free entry contemporary museum which is great for children.

very friendly easy going museum in central Chichester.Amazing 'space travel' exhibition there when... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hove, United Kingdom
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“roman bath” (22 reviews)
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Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1QH, England
+44 1243 775888
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic little museum this is. Taking us on a fascinating journey from Roman Chichester via the Georgian period and ending in a great exhibit showcasing Chichester's own astronaut beautiful exhibits and a balance of hands on to satisfy low attention spans and more...More

1  Thank bartyjy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very friendly easy going museum in central Chichester.Amazing 'space travel' exhibition there when we last visited which was amazing,my children loved it and great that it's FREE!

1  Thank red_curtis_mutha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The novice museum in Chichester is an excellent place to visit and it is FREE! The museum has wonderful ancient roman finds together with all sorts of history about the Chichester area.Also there is a Tim Peak area in the museum which has exhibits of...More

1  Thank Kennypo20
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Lots to see here and the Tim Peake exhibition is an inspiration. We also enjoyed the Murray and Land Settlement Association sections. Everything in fact from Roman ruins and mosaic floors to Tim Peake cleaning his teeth in space. Do leave a donation though as...More

1  Thank MarmiteLover5
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great museum, really enjoyed the display on Tim Peake. Keep up the great work. Lift available to disabled people/people with pushchairs.

1  Thank Forestsamm
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The building is tucked away down a side street and we thought we'd be in and out in a flash. No. It was an unexpected pleasure; so many interesting facts from Roman times right up to Space exploration. Worth a visit!.

1  Thank Basil119
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We visited, mainly for the Tim Peake exhibition which was interesting, fact filled, and sadly in need of maintenance. Several activities were broken, drawers with activities were empty, and generally it felt unloved. After a short while the background 'music' really drove one nuts, it...More

Thank tealady723
TheNovium, Public Relations Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Dear tealady723, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our 'rocket lift', but it is disappointing to hear that you did not consider the museum to be up to...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

A very interesting museum and at the time of visit there was a display featuring Tim Peake the British Astronaut who hails from Chichester. Even to my 6 year old grandson the majority of the exhibits were of interest and not beyond his capabilities to...More

1  Thank Wally2109
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We recently visited Chichester, and top of our list of things to visit was the Novium Museum. We mainly wanted to see the Tim Peake exhibition currently running there, but the Novium (built on an ancient Roman bath house) is a fascinating slice of local...More

Thank Peej M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Perfect for children, we arrived an hour before closing which gave us plenty of time to enjoy the Tim Peak exhibit. Our children would have loved to stay even longer. Compact, hands on, child friendly, accessible via lift, highly recommended.

2  Thank summeraddict
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