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Portsmouth Museum

1 Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ, England
+44 23 9282 7261
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Really Impressive

We visited the Maritime Museum on Friday 8th June, the weather was glorious and there is so much to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michael_SF6310RH
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Swansea, United Kingdom
Gem

Visited after breakfast while my wife went shopping for gifts to take home. The women on reception... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ian K
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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
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1 Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ, England
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"sherlock holmes"
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"rainy day"
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"computer games"
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"well worth a visit"
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"temporary exhibition"
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"free entry"
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"trip down memory lane"
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"interesting displays"
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"beautiful building"
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"free attraction"
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"couple of hours"
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"great place to visit"
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"all ages"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the Maritime Museum on Friday 8th June, the weather was glorious and there is so much to see. We had to buy tickets at the Mary Rose Trust as it is independent of the Maritime Museum. When we last visited the museum, two...More

Thank Michael_SF6310RH
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited after breakfast while my wife went shopping for gifts to take home. The women on reception welcomed me as I entered and was very polite and helpful.There is something for all the family here, the past ,the present, and the future can all be...More

Thank Ian K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took an elderly friend here for what was meant to be a treat as in the past the cakes were fantastic. The museum was much better than expected with different themes. However when we retuned to the ground floor for tea how disappointing. £5.40...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't know about this museum at all depsite living about 15 miles away so when I saw a photo on instagram of this amazing building I decided to visit. We loved the art collection - was surprised at how many really good pieces of...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Very good visit, there was a lot of history for Wellington, the staff were helpful, as were everywhere we visited at the dockyard.

Thank 12gra
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Visited museum on a week day. Most of it was closed to the public. What they did have on display was interesting but a bit tired. The Sherlock Holmes exhibit was the highlight of the visit. The rest was mediocre.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Sherlock Holmes dominates!! This museum is really good with Portsmouth stuff and rooms through the ages. Something for everyone. The shop is well stocked and the cafe lovely. Even nicer when you sit out in the gardens with a cuppa!!

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This museum is just the right size for a half day visit, not too crammed with items and lengthy texts, quite an enjoyable step back in time with local interests. It does have a cafe, although we didn't try it. The gaming console room was...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Interesting museum. The Conan Doyle room is a great addition. Liked travelling through time and playing the Atari.

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We spent about an hour and a half here this afternoon- no where near long enough to see everything, so we will come back again. At every turn on the first floor there were interesting items to see . We particulally enjoyed looking at the...More

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