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Westbury Manor Museum

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Address: 84 West Street, Fareham PO16 0JJ, England
Phone Number: 44 1329 824895
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Good local museum

A local museum located in what was originally a farm house and has been council offices. The gardens have been refurbished and provide a pleasant local park, whilest the building... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
David R
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic opportunity to look at the history of the area and learn more about the development of the town from market town to thriving community.

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Thank Tracey J
Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local museum located in what was originally a farm house and has been council offices. The gardens have been refurbished and provide a pleasant local park, whilest the building contains a good selection of local material relating to local potteries, strawberry growing, and a good selection of local flint finds.

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Thank David R
Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent an hour looking around. The exhibits give a good idea of the local history and background. I particularly liked the part about the local brickwork. The bricks having been used in the Albert Hall as well as Parliament Buildings, Cape Town.

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Thank RobertFGCarter
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Lots of local history - for example, I was unaware of the strawberry growing in this area The section devoted to the history of the kings and queens of England and any local links was fascinating. Well worth a visit - and it's free!

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Thank Jean H
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 462 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Whilst the exhibits are interesting, I found, when I last reviewed the Museum in 2013 that the staff involvement was not impressive. I am pleased to report therefore that on a return visit the current staff were welcoming, explaining the various displays both permanent and temporary. It made for an excellent impression and an overall very good experience. Whilst I... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Nice little local museum with a nice cafe. Worth a visit. Mostly local history but we'll presented over a couple of floors.

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Thank alan h
Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Have lived in Fareham for 25 years and it took me a while to pop in and have a look at this place. I believe it used to be the Fareham District Council building at one point until they built the ugly concrete building they now sit. Very interesting finding out about the local area and how Fareham grew into... More 

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Thank Pecks1981
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

There is now a dinosaur gift shop where the tourist information once was and the dinosaur art gallery is quite a scene.

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Thank Ethan E
Gosport
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I was very impressed with the service and setting which is within the museum building next to Fareham bus station. Coffee was £1.50 and the cake was delicious and also reasonably priced. There is a grassed area outside the rear of the building to enjoy in better weather and a small gift shop. At present there is a dinosaur exhibition... More 

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Thank LeslieJM
Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

intresting history on the area lovely tea rooms and gardens staff very helpful centre of town so easy place to visit

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