The Willis Museum
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.
Basingstoke's Willis Museum
Discover Basingstoke and Deane’s past, from the rich archaeological heritage beneath our feet right up to the modern day.
There is always something new to see with a regularly changing programme of special exhibitions, workshops, talks and events.
The Story of Basingstoke
Travel back in time to experience some of the changes that created the Basingstoke we know today.
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.
Basingstoke RG21 7QD
Normal Opening Times
Closed Good Friday - Special opening Easter Monday 10.30 – 3pm
- Tuesday to Friday 10am - 5pm
- Saturday 10am - 4pm