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Address: Church Street, Alton GU34 2BW, England
Phone Number: 0845 603 5635
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Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Good weather brings out it's best feature.

As a museum, it's interesting if you like a cross section of ceramic history. As a gallery, it's small and the nature of the exhibition determines the value of the visit. But its... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2016
bobsar2016
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Alton, United Kingdom

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Alton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

As a museum, it's interesting if you like a cross section of ceramic history. As a gallery, it's small and the nature of the exhibition determines the value of the visit. But its best feature is the lovely, lovely garden at the rear with its sculptures, flowers, herbs. Visit that in the sunshine and your visit is well worth it.

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Four Marks, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

It is great that it is a free attraction but really it's quite small & if you were coming to visit Alton for the day it wouldn't be first on my list of 'must go to places.' Unfortunately someone was having CPR outside so that also dampened the mood when it came to looking round for us

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

just across the road from the Curtis museum, a short walk along Church street on the left, has tea rooms, ever changing art displays, and many peices of historical interest, is a compliment to the Curtis museum, and worth visiting, with a pretty garden at the rear.

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Bon Accord, Tobago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This charming little gallery houses an outstanding collection of English, continental and oriental pottery, porcelain and tiles from 1250 to the present day. Definitely worth a visit - it's free. It also has a lovely garden and gallery showcasing local artists and an excellent cafe.

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Alton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Popped in to view the latest exhibitions. Good selection of hand made, quality gifts. Did not take advantage of the light and airy tearoom on this occasion. Very pleasant suntrap garden where you can sit and enjoy the peace and lovely flowers.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We came along today for a free dinosaur hunt in the pretty little garden....very lovely visit for myself and my daughter.

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Fleet, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

The museum is small but perfectly formed. The staff were very friendly and the boys loved pottering around. There is a dinosaur exhibit at the moment which they loved, but there was still enough to entertain them without it.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We had a little time to do something interesting in Alton with our children 10 & 16. We visited this gallery attracted by the Dinosaurs. Unfortunately they were aimed at children slightly younger than ours. The staff were very friendly. We were however astonished when we went upstairs and found galleries with an exceptional collection of ceramics. We were quite... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

The dino exhibit was on and it was a thrill to see. The gardens are very pretty and liberating to see. Its got a coffee shop as well!

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Alton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A good collection of fine porcelain cups, ceramics and some deco tiles, The visiting gallery has hosted some interesting local artists and visiting Hampshire exhibits. A great place to have a cup of tea and cake and sit in the well established garden with sculpture.

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