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The Novium

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

A lovely small intimate museum in the centre of Chichester aimed mainly at older children but still... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sooperstar100
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Taunton, United Kingdom
Interesting Visit

We visited on a Sunday to see the Tim Peake exhibition in particular, it's a great museum although... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Vicky G
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1QH, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely small intimate museum in the centre of Chichester aimed mainly at older children but still of considerable interest to adults too. Changing exhibitions cover a wide range of topics such as pirates, roman life and recently, the Tim Peake exhibition which was fascinating....More

Thank Sooperstar100
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We visited on a Sunday to see the Tim Peake exhibition in particular, it's a great museum although not the biggest we've been to. Lots of fansinating information about Chichester and surrounding areas, the views at the top of the building are nice although the...More

Thank Vicky G
Reviewed 17 November 2017

An informative little museum covering the ages in a small area on three floors. It is located above the remnants of Roman baths which existed on this location and provide the ground floor exhibit. The floor above provides some information about Chichester through the ages....More

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We took my granddaughters aged 8 and 5 to the Novium specifically to see the Tim Peake exhibition. We found it very interesting, the girls loved dressing up and enjoyed the interactive displays and spent about an hour learning about space travel. We spent the...More

Thank KAYZASURREY
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We took our Grandchildren on a wet and windy day to The Novium Museum , the Tim Peake exhibition was excellent, we spent about 2 hours viewing the exhibits then moved to Roman Chichester again this was excellent, a very good afternoon for both Grandchildren...More

Thank keith m
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It was hard to find (lack of finger post signing) and only found it as I was trying to find the Tourist Information Office. I asked for directions at a shop, but they didn't know. Leaving the shop I discovered a town plan board about...More

Thank ianrwilliams62
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Visited while on holiday in the area. The kids loved it. Lot's of great artefacts for the kids to look at and enjoy, They loved the Tim Peak Section, You can't knock it when the entry was for free, happily donated, would return if ever...More

Thank Jen A
TheNovium, Public Relations Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear Jen A, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave such a lovely review - it's so good to hear that you and your children enjoyed the visit! Thank you also for your very kind donation. Our free...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the cathedral which is nearby and decided to pop in here. It has three floors. The ground floor contains the remains of a roman bathhouse and the exhibits here are centred on roman Chichester. The second floor contained local history and contained...More

Thank David P
TheNovium, Public Relations Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear David P, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave a review. It's good to hear that you were able to take in all of our exhibits, and considered the displays to be clear and informative. Our Admiral...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Visited with the kids and they were captivated for a good hour in the Tim Peake exhibition. Would highly recommend a visit.More

Thank Mark S
TheNovium, Public Relations Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear Mark S, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave a review. So pleased that your children were so captivated by our Tim Peake exhibition - we pride ourselves as a Family Friendly Museum, and aim to engage...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

We went into this free museum to see the Tim Peake exhibition. It was a little disappointing and is really only suitable for young children. It gave basic information and the hands on exhibits were mostly broken. Very young children were racing around and dressing...More

Thank 06sarah69
TheNovium, Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear 06sarah69, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and for taking the time to leave a review, though I am sorry to hear that you felt it disappointing. Our Tim Peake exhibition, as you noticed, has been extremely popular with children, but also adults...More

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sarah19512017
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Response from Wendy S | Reviewed this property |
If I remember rightly the was a mosaic from Chilgrove but maybe call them for a definitive answer, sorry to be vague!
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