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Portsmouth Museum
Museum Road

During normal opening hours: 023 9283 4779
At other times: 023 9282 6722 (Visitor Information Centre and museum switchboard)

General enquiries about visiting, including group and school visits, education, and room hire - or 023 9283 4737 / 023 9283 4744. If enquiring at weekends or when the museum's group department is unavailable, please contact Portsmouth Museum directly.

Wedding Enquiries - (also see the Weddings in Portsmouth website)


Historical and research enquiries

Museum Local History and Archaeology collections - 

Museum Fine and Decorative Art collection - 

Museum Natural Science collection - 

Museum Military History collection -

The City Records Office (archives) is now part of Portsmouth History Centre, at Portsmouth Central Library. Please direct all enquiries about local history and the city's archives to this email address -

Portsmouth Records Office
Visit the Records Office site
Visit the Natural History Museum Site
Visit the D-day museum site
Visit the Charles Dickens Birthplace site
Visit the Southsea Castle site
Visit the Portsmouth Museum Portal site


Looking at the 1950s living room

Fine and decorative art on display

Portsmouth at Play gallery

Museum shop