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Eastleigh Museum, Eastleigh

(3.8/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
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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  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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