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Portsmouth Museum

1 Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ, England
+44 23 9282 7261
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Always a good place to spend a couple of hours - it's free too!

Visited specifically to see Edward King painting which document Portsmouth life during the blitz of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
A study in Sherlock

Portsmouth museum is set in an incredidible building, a sight worth seeing without any attractions... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ, England
+44 23 9282 7261

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited specifically to see Edward King painting which document Portsmouth life during the blitz of World War 2 and was also delighted to see the Richard Eurich painting of the 'Night Raid on Portsmouth Docks' which is on loan from The Tate. The museum is...More

Thank Swetrat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Portsmouth museum is set in an incredidible building, a sight worth seeing without any attractions. The Study in Sherlock exhibition is excellent with a wide variety of artifacts and videos to describe Arthur Conan Doyle's famous character. Staff were friendly and helpful. There is a...More

Thank Djangology
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is housed in a beautiful building. The history of Portsmouth in a nutshell. The exhibit showing a typical home in the 30-40s is amazing . There are so many items there that bring back memories and it is funny how each time I...More

Thank 135gman
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I've always thought that this was a great museum rather off the beaten track, free entry and free parking. The cafe always was great value too. The Conan Doyle room is interesting if you like S. Holmes. It always has an interesting temporary exhibition which...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Extremely interesting & informative museum that will appeal to young & old alike. The perfect place to while away the hours, especially on a cold & rainy day. There is the added bonus of free admission to the museum, a lovely tearoom serving tasty snacks...More

Thank Lynda R
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A really enjoyable museum, with interesting exhibits, friendly staff and offering a great way to spend a few hours in Portsmouth at no cost!. Loads of information about the local areas and all its history. I really enjoyed the Study in Sherlock and the Portsmouth...More

Thank sherpawolves
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Having lived in the area for over 20 years, we thought it about time we tried and it and was pleasantly surprised. We found the presentations well done, charming and in keeping with the building. A little old fashioned without the bells and whistles but...More

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 15 March 2017

its avery good museum and its also free to enter....great history of the city of portsmouth and surrounding places ...lots to see and read

Thank kathryn888798
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Spend many a happy hour ijn here . So many interesting things to see and with the exhibitions frequently changing it keeps it fresh and interesting.

Thank sandie d
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum on Saturday to see the wartime paintings of Portsmouth during the blitz by Edward King. Housed in a spacious gallery with artefacts relating to the blitz in Portsmouth including the nose cone of a bomb. Display of Air Raid Precaution items...More

Thank Matt C
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