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Emsworth Museum

10B North Street, Emsworth PO10 7DD, England
+44 1243 378091
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Very interesting museum

Having lived in Emsworth for numerous years we decided to pop in to see what the museum was like... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nevsha
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Hants, Uk
Sadly closed

I missread the sign and though it was open every Saturday ... but found out it was closed in the... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
Lorna K
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Emsworth Museum is dedicated to preserving, recording and telling the story of the town and its locality through the triumphs and tragedies of its people, businesses and organisations- the story of the oyster industry and its people -PG Wodehouse, who lived, worked and played cricket in the town. Maurice Broomfield,the acclaimed photographer and Sir Peter Blake, the world-renowned yachtsman.
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“local history” (3 reviews)
“few years” (2 reviews)
“oysters” (5 reviews)
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10B North Street, Emsworth PO10 7DD, England
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+44 1243 378091
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having lived in Emsworth for numerous years we decided to pop in to see what the museum was like. We found it to be extremely interesting and a fountain of local knowledge. We were able to reminisce as we looked around the museum and left...More

Thank nevsha
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

I missread the sign and though it was open every Saturday ... but found out it was closed in the winter months. Next time I visit I hope it will be open!

Thank Lorna K
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

This is one of those great little museums that's got enough local history to be interesting but not too much. A friendly bunch run it, it's free entry so dip your hand's in your pockets and make a donation to keep it running.

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

This is a really interesting museum. The section about the oyster fishing is very good. We spent about 2 hours on our last visit. It's wonderful to se some of the old photos!

Thank Dolly186406
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Since I lived here a few years ago my daughter has wanted to visit here. We were back to visit this weekend and it was open for business. There's no lift so we had to carry the pushchair up but that was no real hardship,...More

Thank Paul D
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

I had seen this for a few years and not been in, my mistake so much local information. Also special exhibitions

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Reviewed December 30, 2016

better than expected,both ourselves and the children really enjoyed our experience and will definatly be visiting again in the future

Thank niomi1989
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Reviewed November 6, 2016

The museum is small but packed full of information on local families, pubs, wartime experiences and there are permanent exhibitions on PG Wodehouse who lived in Emsworth and on the local oyster trade including a very good film. In addition, there are temporary exhibitions on...More

1  Thank Ade1243
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Reviewed September 3, 2016

We have visited the museum many times and are always impressed with both the changing and permanent exhibitions. This is a museum well worth visiting and highly recommended!

Thank WiltshireJilly
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

Located on the top floor of what was the old Town Hall, Emsworth Museum tells the story of this small harbour-side town. Its most famous resident was the writer P G Wodehouse and there is a small display about him and a collection of his...More

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