The Curtis Museum in Alton is home to one of the finest local history collections in Hampshire, exploring 100 million years of the region’s past.
Permanent exhibitions include a rare Roman enamel cup, ancient Saxon burials, hop picking and brewing, Cranford author Elizabeth Gaskell, the 1643 Battle of Alton - with a Civil War era helmet, breastplate and sword - and the notorious tale of Sweet Fanny Adams.
There’s also a regular programme of events, complete with family-friendly and educational activities.
Curtis Museum, High Street, Alton GU34 1BA
Monday: Closed Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm Sunday: Closed
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