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The Novium

Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1QH, England
+44 1243 775888
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Great museum with interstellar exhibits

Lots to see here and the Tim Peake exhibition is an inspiration. We also enjoyed the Murray and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
West London
Fantastic enjoyable museum

Great museum, really enjoyed the display on Tim Peake. Keep up the great work. Lift available to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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“roman bath” (22 reviews)
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Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1QH, England
+44 1243 775888
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see here and the Tim Peake exhibition is an inspiration. We also enjoyed the Murray and Land Settlement Association sections. Everything in fact from Roman ruins and mosaic floors to Tim Peake cleaning his teeth in space. Do leave a donation though as...More

Thank MarmiteLover5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great museum, really enjoyed the display on Tim Peake. Keep up the great work. Lift available to disabled people/people with pushchairs.

Thank Forestsamm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is tucked away down a side street and we thought we'd be in and out in a flash. No. It was an unexpected pleasure; so many interesting facts from Roman times right up to Space exploration. Worth a visit!.

Thank Basil119
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited, mainly for the Tim Peake exhibition which was interesting, fact filled, and sadly in need of maintenance. Several activities were broken, drawers with activities were empty, and generally it felt unloved. After a short while the background 'music' really drove one nuts, it...More

Thank tealady723
TheNovium, Public Relations Manager at The Novium, responded to this review

Dear tealady723, Thank you for visiting The Novium Museum and taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our 'rocket lift', but it is disappointing to hear that you did not consider the museum to be up to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very interesting museum and at the time of visit there was a display featuring Tim Peake the British Astronaut who hails from Chichester. Even to my 6 year old grandson the majority of the exhibits were of interest and not beyond his capabilities to...More

1  Thank Wally2109
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited Chichester, and top of our list of things to visit was the Novium Museum. We mainly wanted to see the Tim Peake exhibition currently running there, but the Novium (built on an ancient Roman bath house) is a fascinating slice of local...More

Thank Peej M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Perfect for children, we arrived an hour before closing which gave us plenty of time to enjoy the Tim Peak exhibit. Our children would have loved to stay even longer. Compact, hands on, child friendly, accessible via lift, highly recommended.

1  Thank summeraddict
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

It may be small and fairly quirky, but it's a nice place to spend an hour or two, interesting local history and exhibits.

1  Thank MaiB1998
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Always a pleasure to visit the Novium. This time impressed by the rocket elevator to the Tim Peake exhibition, which runs all this year, and is a wonderfully presented, interactive taster of life as a local spaceman.

2  Thank EricAshley47
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We took our 9 year old and 6 year old grandsons to see the Tim Peake exhibition. We were more than impressed with this small but free museum. The adventure started as soon as we entered the lift which had been transformed into the interior...More

1  Thank sunflower189
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Am I right in thinking you are still finding archaeology things and have still other things to do for the museum?
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