Westbury Manor Museum

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Coordinates: 50°51′07″N 1°10′48″W / 50.852°N 1.180°W / 50.852; -1.180

Westbury Manor Museum
General information
TypeMuseum
LocationFareham, Hampshire, England
AddressWest Street
Town or cityFareham
CountryEngland
OwnerHampshire Cultural Trust
Website
www.hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk

Westbury Manor Museum is the main town centre museum located at 84 West Street, Fareham, Hampshire, England. It features a variety of exhibits on local history, such as the use of Fareham red bricks in the construction of the Royal Albert Hall. It also has a small café and gift shop.

The museum is housed in an 18th-century Grade II* listed building[1] with formal Victorian style gardens to the rear, formerly used as the offices of Fareham Urban District from 1934 to 1976. Westbury Manor Museum opened in 1990.[2]

In 2014 ownership of the museum was transferred to the Hampshire Cultural Trust as part of a larger transfer of museums from Hampshire County Council and Winchester City Council.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1233397)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 5 May 2007.
  2. ^ "The history of Westbury Manor Museum". Fareham Borough Council. Retrieved 12 January 2018
  3. ^ "Hampshire and Winchester museums and art leased to trust". BBC News. 1 November 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2014.

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