Visit

Our museum sites are as fascinating as they are varied. You can see everything from Charles Dickens’ snuff box to a live South American butterfly or a hand-written Sherlock Holmes manuscript.

Visitor information for all our museums is listed below, as well as links to their websites for further information.

Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery

Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery
Museum Road
Portsmouth
PO1 2LJ

023 9283 4779
portsmouthmuseum.co.uk

Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10am-5pm.
Last admission 4.30pm.

The D-Day Story

The D-Day Story
Clarence Esplanade
Southsea
PO5 3NT

023 9288 2555
theddaystory.com

Open 10am-5pm every day. Last admission: 3.30pm to LCT 7074 and 4pm to the museum.

Southsea Castle

Southsea Castle
Clarence Esplanade
Southsea
PO5 3PA

023 9284 1625
southseacastle.co.uk

Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10am-5pm.
Last admission 4pm.
Southsea Castle is now closed for the winter season and will re-open in April 2022. The Courtyard remains open year-round.

Portsmouth Natural History Museum

Portsmouth Natural History Museum
Cumberland House
Eastern Parade
Southsea
PO4 9RF

023 9281 5276
portsmouthnaturalhistory.co.uk

Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10am-5pm.
Last admission 4pm.

Charles Dickens’ Birthplace Museum

Charles Dickens’ Birthplace Museum
393 Old Commercial Road
Portsmouth
PO1 4QL

023 9282 7261
charlesdickensbirthplace.co.uk

Currently open for Private Bookings only. See the website for dates and details.

Eastney Engine Houses

Eastney Engine Houses
201-203 Henderson Road
Eastney
PO4 9JF

023 9282 6722
eastneyenginehouses.co.uk

The Eastney Engine Houses are now closed for 2021. Please check back in the new year for details of when they can re-open to visitors.

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