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Curtis Museum, Alton

Curtis Museum

One of the finest local history collections in Hampshire, exploring 100 million years of history Displays include prehistoric tools, Roman pottery reconstruction, Saxon burials, the Battle of Alton 1643, the notorious tale of Sweet Fanny Adams and Hop picking and brewing.

  • Alton Buckle

    The Alton Buckle
    The finest piece of Anglo-Saxon craftmanship to have been found in Hampshire

    The Selborne Cup
    A rare high quality work enamelled Roman cup

     

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    The Gallery of Childhood
    Packed with toys, children's books and dolls dating back to the 18th century. There are also two fully furnished dolls houses and a selection of jigsaw puzzles... displayed in delightful miniature cases... an ideal height for children.

     

  • Collectors Corner

    Collectors Corner
    You will find an unusual selection of material, which changes regularly, displayed in our case for local collectors. If you collect things which you think may be of interest to others, and you would be willing to lend them to us for a short period of time, please get in touch to arrange a place in Collectors Corner.

     

 

Opening times

Open Tuesday to Saturday

1 October - 31 March, 10am - 4.30pm
1 April - 30 September, 10am - 5pm

Admission Free

Curtis Museum

High Street
Alton, Hampshire GU34 1BA
tel 0845 603 5635 call charges

Map to find us

Access

  • Public car park 50 metres away
  • No toilet facilities
  • Level access to front door and ground floor
  • Stairs to first floor