Museums & Art Galleries in or near Portsmouth

The historic city of Portsmouth is home to three important historic ships, HMS Victory, Warrior and Mary Rose. The Historic Dockyard is one of the top ten visitor attractions in the UK and is also home to the worlds first dry dock. A visit to the Charles Dickens birthplace Museum is a must along with the Hall of Fame. Museums and Art Galleries in or near Portsmouth Portsmouth City Museum and The D-Day Story are listed below.
3 Results In Or Near Portsmouth
1.0 miles from the centre of Portsmouth
City Museum & Records Office is dedicated to local history, `The Story of Portsmouth´ display room settings showing life in Portsmouth from the 17th century to the 1950s. Experience the different life-styles from the working poor to the affluent `Victorian Parlour´ along with a 1930s `Art Deco´ dining room and a 1950s front-room complete with flying ducks on the wall. The Museum has a fine and decorative art gallery with a temporary exhibition gallery and regular changing exhibitions. The Rec...
1.6 miles from the centre of Portsmouth
The D-Day Story gives a fascinating insight into the events of the Normandy Landings, and what those taking part had to face. Through artefacts, personal testimonies and audio-visuals, the museum tells the story of the historic day - showcasing the epic made personal, and the personal made epic.
1.7 miles from the centre of Portsmouth
Southsea Castle, built by Henry VIII in 1544 to protect Portsmouth Harbour. Over the centuries it´s defences were strengthened and in the 19th century a tunnel was built to defend the Castle moat.
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