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Portsmouth Museum, Portsmouth

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Portsmouth Museum is located in Portsmouth. To visit Portsmouth Museum on your trip to Portsmouth, use our Portsmouth vacation planner.
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  • August 15, 2017
    We came here as a couple, when my teenage daughter wasn't with us, but in retrospect, I think it was the first museum we have ever been to which she would have quite liked! Lots of historical toys, a ...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    Probably not one of the world's greatest museums but has various interesting displays. Conan Doyle gets a small display as do local maritme artist Wyllie and Portsmouth FC. There is a section on homes...  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    Have visited this free museum several times and still find new things to see. The cafe is great for a drink and a snack. Pleasant garden seating area. The staff on reception are very helpful and frien...  more »
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  • The museum is a wonderful place to look around and the cafe has just been refurbished . So please go down there and try it out! 😁
  • Good place to know the history of Portsmouth. It's quite small and not very crowded and yet it has some interesting things to offer.
  • Lovley to look back on the past with there exibits. Kids loved it too.
  • Friendly staff, free and lovely to see so many Edward King paintings.
  • The permanent exhibitions are a fascinating insight into the history of the Portsmouth area, and the temporary ones are always well done - friendly staff too, and it's free!

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