You are hereHantsweb HomeHampshire MuseumsWillis Museum

Hampshire Cultural Trust

The Willis Museum

Wedding cake

Is this the oldest wedding cake in the world? This ornate wedding cake was once displayed in the window of a family bakery C H Philpott in Potters Lane Basingstoke.

Willis Museum

Basingstoke's Willis Museum

Discover Basingstoke and Deane’s past, from the rich archaeological heritage beneath our feet right up to the modern day.

Exhibition Gallery

Sainsbury Gallery

There is always something new to see with a regularly changing programme of special exhibitions, workshops, talks and events.

Exhibition Gallery

The Story of Basingstoke

Travel back in time to experience some of the changes that created the Basingstoke we know today.

Cafe Willis

Drop into the stunning new Café Willis

Complete with marble fireplace, crystal chandelier and hand printed wallpaper, the café serves a range of coffees, speciality teas, locally made cakes and pastries.

Volunteer with us Find us on Facebook

Willis Museum

Market Place
Basingstoke RG21 7QD
01256 465902

Normal Opening Times

  • Tuesday to Friday 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday 10am - 4pm

Admission free