Curtis Museum

One of the finest local history collections in Hampshire


Curtis Museum,
High Street,
Alton GU34 1BA

Opening Times

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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Curtis Museum

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.

Upcoming Events at Curtis Museum