Museum opening hours: 10AM to 5PM.

Museum tours at Hilsea stores

Tours of Hilsea store

Join us for a guided tour of the museum collections in store with our curatorial team. Spend time getting to know the art collection, find out more about our natural science collection and discover some of the local history collection highlights.

The tours take place at our Hilsea stores. Limited places so please book early by calling 023 9283 4747 or emailing

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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