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Eastleigh Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Pleasant little museum in Eastleigh with lovely staff

A pleasant and quirky little museum very much worth a visit if you're in Eastleigh. The staff... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
to see exhibition and grab a coffee

Best kept secret in Eastleigh. Coffee is fabulous and reasonable. museum is small but informative... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Interesting museum that chronicles the life of a typical railway engineer and his family during the 1930s.
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25 High Street, Eastleigh SO50 5LF, England
+44 23 8064 3026
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant and quirky little museum very much worth a visit if you're in Eastleigh. The staff / volunteers are very welcoming and happy to chat. As another reviewer has noted - fantastic coffee which is very reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Best kept secret in Eastleigh. Coffee is fabulous and reasonable. museum is small but informative and don't forget to walk through to the exhibition space at the back. Museum staff are very friendly and approachable offering many different kinds of support to visitors and residents...More

Thank Hambos35
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Was welcomed as we entered by staff. Interesting railway exhibets and also have traveling exhibits in there large back room.

Thank Aline R
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Eastleigh Museum has a lot to offer; interesting exhibits which change every month or so, historic items from around the world for visitors to come and look at, great coffee and other refreshments available from the cafe, and local produce (e.g. honey, Hildon Water and...More

Thank orlaaa_b
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

The museam is small, however packed with joy. Learning about where you are from is a delight, from Mr and Mrs Brown, to the always changing rear gallery, my family loves it here, with my mum especially enjoying the cakes and coffees that are on...More

2  Thank marcuslewis15
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Eastleigh musuem is a lovely underrated location, I remember spending afternoons with my mother and friends in the back rooms making paper dinosaurs and colouring in trains. It is quiet, and welcoming, and is certainly a good place to visit at least once whilst you're...More

Thank Maya H
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Hoped to see some photos of the town centre which incorporated a tailors shop a relative ran many years ago. Sadly couldn't find any but enjoyed those which were available.

Thank almyridafan
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This is such a small museum that packs some lovely little exhibits into essentially 2 rooms. The main exhibit is a wartime house and a railway exhibit (due to the Ashleigh railworks). The back room houses temporary displays which change often and are often splendid...More

Thank Ali B
Reviewed 1 February 2017

A small and very well run attraction in the centre of town. Lots of items depicting the past. Railway memorabilia and maps of the area from many years ago. A contribution is all they ask. Also a small cafe for a decent cup of tea!!

1  Thank Teeshhampshire
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My family come from Eastleigh and we're all employed by the railways, so if you are interested in local history, and memories of the southern railway then this place is for you.

1  Thank Jane T
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