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Eastleigh Museum

25 High Street, Eastleigh SO50 5LF, England
+44 23 8064 3026
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Good records

Hoped to see some photos of the town centre which incorporated a tailors shop a relative ran many... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
almyridafan
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winchester
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A little haven

This is such a small museum that packs some lovely little exhibits into essentially 2 rooms. The... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Ali B
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Interesting museum that chronicles the life of a typical railway engineer and his family during the 1930s.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“local history” (5 reviews)
“small shop” (2 reviews)
“town centre” (2 reviews)
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25 High Street, Eastleigh SO50 5LF, England
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25 High Street, Eastleigh SO50 5LF, England
+44 23 8064 3026
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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
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Interested in local history in Eastleigh - then visit this museum - they often have local exhibitions on - eg. all about the railway works, etc. - worth a visit - free as well.

1  Thank isplumm
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had a perfect coffee in the museum and met some lovely people. Perfect pause place and hidden from the crowds...yet so handy! Highly recommend it

1  Thank Hambos35
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I did think this was a good little museum however I felt that there could be a lot more to it. The biggest section was a art hallway - I would have loved to see more about how the railway changed the town and it...More

Thank Megan F
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Small but cosy, interesting exhibits with something of interest for everyone whether it be railways, lifestyles or just to look around the small shop

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Great place of interest and very friendly staff very helpful and have great knowledge on the history of the railway station of Eastleigh will be back very relaxing

Thank KIMMYSouthampton
Reviewed 3 May 2016

It is a nice enough museum with good facts on the history of the town. However, it doesn't keep attention of young children. The scheduled activities are the only really good part.

Thank mroseholt
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