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Eastleigh Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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History research

Love to pop in here for a nice cheap cup of coffee and talk to the staff , and do some Railway... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Fenbee17
Cosy, welcoming and friendly

I never thought that Eastleigh would have a Museum but being a Railway Town it would have... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
DaveJC
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Interesting museum that chronicles the life of a typical railway engineer and his family during the 1930s.
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25 High Street, Eastleigh SO50 5LF, England
+44 23 8064 3026
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Love to pop in here for a nice cheap cup of coffee and talk to the staff , and do some Railway research which is supplied by a very nice and knowledgeable gentleman... small but interesting museum

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fenbee17
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

I never thought that Eastleigh would have a Museum but being a Railway Town it would have sufficient history to warrant a museum. My recent visit there was my first visit and not only did I get what must be the warmest welcome I’ve ever...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DaveJC
Reviewed September 29, 2018

A pleasant and quirky little museum very much worth a visit if you're in Eastleigh. The staff / volunteers are very welcoming and happy to chat. As another reviewer has noted - fantastic coffee which is very reasonably priced.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Best kept secret in Eastleigh. Coffee is fabulous and reasonable. museum is small but informative and don't forget to walk through to the exhibition space at the back. Museum staff are very friendly and approachable offering many different kinds of support to visitors and residents...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Was welcomed as we entered by staff. Interesting railway exhibets and also have traveling exhibits in there large back room.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Aline R
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Eastleigh Museum has a lot to offer; interesting exhibits which change every month or so, historic items from around the world for visitors to come and look at, great coffee and other refreshments available from the cafe, and local produce (e.g. honey, Hildon Water and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

The museam is small, however packed with joy. Learning about where you are from is a delight, from Mr and Mrs Brown, to the always changing rear gallery, my family loves it here, with my mum especially enjoying the cakes and coffees that are on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Eastleigh musuem is a lovely underrated location, I remember spending afternoons with my mother and friends in the back rooms making paper dinosaurs and colouring in trains. It is quiet, and welcoming, and is certainly a good place to visit at least once whilst you're...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Hoped to see some photos of the town centre which incorporated a tailors shop a relative ran many years ago. Sadly couldn't find any but enjoyed those which were available.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank almyridafan
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

This is such a small museum that packs some lovely little exhibits into essentially 2 rooms. The main exhibit is a wartime house and a railway exhibit (due to the Ashleigh railworks). The back room houses temporary displays which change often and are often splendid...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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