Museum opening hours: 10AM to 5PM.

Wild about Portsmouth

The Wild about Portsmouth team, local experts and scientists celebrate and explore our natural environment.

Join the Wild about Portsmouth team, local experts and scientists in this one-day event which celebrates and explores our natural environment.

Groups and societies joining us for the day include:
Portsmouth University  (Insect Forensics)
Southampton Natural History Society & Peartree Green
Secrets of the Solent
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust
Southsea Beach Watch
Hampshire Bat Group
West Sussex Geological Society
Southampton University (Biological Sciences)
Dinosaur Isle
Historic England
National Trust
Baffins Pond Association
Portsmouth and Southsea Tree Wardens
Friends of the Earth
Friends of Portsdown Hill
Royal Society Protection of Birds

Activities for the day include:
Bug hunts, animal bone identification, insect Identification, fossil handling and identification, dinosaur bones, plant hunts, family activities, plastic degrading activities, storytime and talks by local experts.

Please note that there will be no parking available on site.

Portsmouth Museum

In the ‘Story of Portsmouth’ you can discover how life at home has changed over the centuries, with reconstructions of a 17th century bedchamber, an 1871 dockyard worker’s kitchen, a Victorian parlour, a 1930s kitchen and a 1950s living room.

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