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Westgate Museum, Winchester

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TripAdvisor
  • To be fair we only noticed it was a museum when we walked passed and thought we would go up to see it after we had our lunch and it was free. It's a really nice museum and we bought some guide books w...  more »
  • It is easy to miss as you enter to the city centre through the gate. The entrance is just on the righthand side. It is free of charge tiny museum, interesting as it allows access to the roof.  more »
  • Definitely a hidden gem, although hidden in plain sight. You would walk straight underneath this, on your way to the more famous medieval hall, but make sure you don't. Up the winding stairs is a grea...  more »
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  • Hidden away at the top of the high street is the entrance door on the West gate to this great little museum. Missed by most people that visit Winchester. Highly recommended that you spend 30 minutes exploring this fascinating place and learning more about the history of the city.
  • One of the two remaining Winchester city gates, this is well worth a visit to examine the medieval structure itself, the views of the city from the roof (for the reasonably agile), and the contents illustrating its later historical uses.