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Eastleigh Museum, Eastleigh

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Discover Eastleigh’s past, and meet Mr and Mrs Brown a local locomotive engine driver and his wife. There is always something new to see with a regularly changing programme of special exhibitions, workshops, talks and events, plus Family Friendly activities, cafe, and gifts.

DIRECTIONS AND ACCESS

Car

Take J13 of the M3, or J5 of the M27. Follow signs for Town Centre, parking is available in several surface car parks or in the Swan Shopping Centre. Satnav or route planning, the postcode is SO50 5LF.

Train

The Museum is within walking distance of Eastleigh train station. Follow signs for the Shopping Centre and the Bus Station, at the Bus Station follow signs for the Point. At the statue of the Railway Man, turn left into High Street. The Museum is half way down High Street on the right hand side.

Bike

Eastleigh town centre has extensive cycle parking along Market Street, Factory Road and Wells Place.

Bus

Eastleigh bus station is a five minute walk away, follow signs for the Point. At the statue of the Railway Man, turn left into High Street. The Museum is half way down High Street on the right hand side.

On foot

Once in the town centre, the Museum is in High Street, virtually opposite ‘Iceland’.
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  • 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...  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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 ho...  more »
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  • Excellent local history museum.
  • Used to spend all my time here as a child. Still pretty good today! The purple is a nice touch
  • Celebrates Eastleigh as a railway town, plus local exhibitions
  • Lots of things to see and learn about things I never knew happened in Eastleigh

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