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Address: 25 High Street, Eastleigh SO50 5LF, England
Phone Number: 44 2380 643026
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: Interesting museum that chronicles the life of a typical railway engineer...
Interesting museum that chronicles the life of a typical railway engineer and his family during the 1930s.
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pretty good look at the past

Eastleigh might not seem the best place for local history museum being not much more than a railway boom town, named by popular but now mostly unknown victorian novelist. Howe do... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Cobham, United Kingdom
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Cobham, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Eastleigh might not seem the best place for local history museum being not much more than a railway boom town, named by popular but now mostly unknown victorian novelist. Howe do I know well from this from this pretty good little measuem, it has some pretty good displays from the past as and special exhibition about the local mela which... More 

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Southampton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Eastleigh Museum is a lovely little place to visit if you have an hour or two to spend. It has a surprising number of items from a bygone age. The focus is mainly on the railway but there is always something new to see. At the back of the museum is a room that holds a large number of photograph... More 

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Cleveland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This volunteer-staffed museum of local history in the high street gives a wonderful historical account of Eastleigh, a classic railway town, which was the birthplace of the Spitfire fighter airplane, and comedian Benny Hill!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Visited this Museum with my two small grandsons, it was really enjoyable, with active things to do for them, lots of local info, and advice about the area, not just history, but a good hands on museum. nice and friendly, coffee as well.

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Eastleigh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a small but cute museum. A bit about the railways & the local area. They have a small but nice café as well.

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

As a resident of Eastleigh for 18 months, I look forward to the different exhibitions that are displayed every few months. My niece (and her dad!) enjoyed dressing up as Alice and the Mad Hatter last year and I and my sister enjoyed the tea exhibition very much. I like just browsing through the railway history and maps and imagining... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The main exhibits in this Museum relate to the past Railway history from the days when Eastleigh was a centre for the Southern Railway. There are some good reconstructions of a Railwayman's (Mr. Brown) family house in the late 1930's plus various other items relating to the local area. Unfortunately,when I called, the additional display rooms at the rear of... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We visited eastleigh for the first time with our 2 boys aged 6 and 9 the man was very helpful in showing us around and giving his time to us as well as letting explore the small museum.. There was enough for children to explore as well as enough for adults to enjoy. The coffee shop was nice and very... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

I often pop in as its free entry. . . Most exhibits are the same but there is always a traveling exhibition in the back rooms. Not always to my taste but still interesting to explore other items. . ..staff very helpful. Hope funding is not cut as Eastleigh and surrounding areas have some interesting stories to tell. . .... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

worth a look around, have some interesting things on show, Bit small though, not a place to linger, nice that its free, only downside is that parking in Eastleigh is expensive.

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Additional Information about Eastleigh Museum

Address: 25 High Street, Eastleigh SO50 5LF, England
Phone Number: 44 2380 643026
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Eastleigh
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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