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Winchester Discovery Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Agnes Martin exhibition

Spent an amazing hour or so studying this great lady's paintings, provided by the Tate Gallery... read more

Reviewed today
Linda R
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Excellent idea!

What an excellent learning and reading centre for children. Everything is arranged in easy to find... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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A cultural centre in the heart of Winchester with 3 galleries, hireable spaces, performances, music, comedy, a public library, cafe, wifi and public access computers and printing.
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB, England
+44 1962 873603
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Reviewed today

Spent an amazing hour or so studying this great lady's paintings, provided by the Tate Gallery. The setting was excellent and the library's atmosphere was buzzing.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an excellent learning and reading centre for children. Everything is arranged in easy to find sections. There are books, magazines, travel guides, etc for loan. See their website for full details.

Thank Aljen
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Public library that has many facilities, cafe, toilets, baby changing facilities, ebooks, charging points, many events advertised.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Came for an antiquarian book sale, stayed for lovely tea in shop and browse around the library with it's great selection of book and exhibit of Winchester university projects.

Thank Ruhu61
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We popped into the Discovery Centre to view the Gerald Scarfe exhibition. A huge number of his prints, pastels & costume designs were brilliantly displayed. Each piece was accompanied by explanatory text. There were several videos being shown of his art in ballet & film...More

Thank anon1973_04
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Attended an interesting Speakers Conference of high quality and on-topic content. Nice and convenient location (parking, railway station, other tourist sites).

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I often visit Winchester when travelling for work and I love this place. On a recent visit I was lucky enough to see a exhibition by one of my favourite textiles artists Alice Kettle. The exhibition was free of charge and was truly stunning... the...More

Thank Ailurophile87
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I go to the Discovery Centre regularly to join a group of knitters. Having been bought up in Africa, where we did not need woolies to keep us warm, I am not very good, but there is plenty of help here. The coffee in the...More

1  Thank Sandyeater
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Never miss the Discovery Centre if you happen to visit Winchester. The place is good for kids and adults too. In the summer of 2017, this place hosted the rare letter of Jane Austen on the 200th death anniversary of Jane Austen. Make sure to...More

Thank Gking08
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I came here to discover myself after quite a harrowing September. It was not what I expected. There was lots to discover just literary nothing i cares about . Though the cleaners have done a grand job

1  Thank Fran J
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