High Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1BA
0845 603 5635
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 10 am - 5 pm (4.30 pm in winter), Closed Mon, Sun
One of the finest local history collections in Hampshire, exploring 100 million years of history Displays include prehistoric tools, Roman pottery reconstruction, Saxon burials, the Battle of Alton 1643, the notorious tale of Sweet Fanny Adams and Hop picking and brewing.
See the Alton Buckle, the finest piece of Anglo Saxon craftsmanship to have been found in Hampshire along with the Selbourne Cup, a rare quality enamelled Roman Cup.
Visit the Gallery of Childhood, packed with toys, children's books and dolls dating back to the 18th Century.There are also two fully furnished dolls houses and a selection of jigsaw puzzles... displayed in delightful miniature cases... an ideal height for children.
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