5a Oxford Street,
Tel: 01227 276 998.
Two world-first innovations originated in this supposedly sleepy fishing village – helmet diving and a steam-drawn passenger railway. The museum deals…
The South & South East region contains a large number of heritage museums, railways and attractions over a wide area from Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire to Hampshire and across Berkshire and Surrey, East and West Sussex to Kent.
This area includes popular attractions such as the Bluebell, Isle of Wight and Kent and East Sussex steam heritage railways to Agricultural and working museums and key canal routes and museums.
The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions the South and South East region including Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, East Sussex, West Sussex, Isle of Wight and Surrey.
Tel: 01304 823 292.
The mill is a working museum and as such shows Georgian and Victorian engineering excellence at work using one of natures most powerful forces – water,…
22 St Georges Road,
Tel: 01304 372 098.
The displays portray the changing history of Deal, Walmer and the surrounding area and it is packed to the rafters with fascinating glimpses into the past.
Tel: 01580 714 557.
Standing at the highest point overlooking the historic Wealden town of Cranbrook and maintained in working order, this Grade 1 Listed building is the tallest…
490 Newport Road,
Isle of Wight,
Tel: 01983 632 039.
The museum holds an interesting mix of tanks, artefacts, other vehicles, small arms and a range of uniforms from the start of the 20th century to the present…
8 Clarence Road,
Isle of Wight,
Tel: 01983 280 310.
Tells the history of the town with displays, maps, models and photographs. Trace the development of the LIFU steam vehicle factory, as well as shipbuilding.…
Off Bysing Wood Road,
Tel: 03000 422 997.
Once one of the main gunpowder factories in the South East, the park is one of the best places to discover history of gunpowder manufacturing in a tranquil…
Tel: 01252 314 598.
Housed in the only surviving brick-built barrack blocks left in Aldershot, the museum tells the story of daily life for both soldier and civilian since…
Mewsbrook Park Station,
Tel: 07436 562 933.
The railway runs along the seafront between Norfolk Gardens and Mewsbrook Park. The railway is operated by the Littlehampton Heritage Railway Association…
South Downs Heritage Centre,
South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road,
BN6 9LY .
Tel: 01273 847 707.
This new museum is devoted to vintage lawnmowers and old tools to do with the upkeep of gardening. The charity is dedicated to Edwin Beard Budding, a much…
Lowfield Heath Road,
Tel: 01293 862 417.
A unique collection of British aircraft from the 'golden age' of British aircraft manufacture. From the end of WWII until the 1970s, British aircraft designers…
Nr Hurstbourne Tarrant,
Tel: 07778 136 727.
A 20ft Simplex wind engine mounted on a 35ft tower which has been extensively restored, alongside a small building which encloses a well. Used in the past…
Tel: 01825 840 573.
A unique collection of cars, motorcycles, cycles and vehicles, which span over 100 years of road transport history. Most of the exhibits are privately…
Tel: 01794 500 523.
The signal box was built around 1865 and is a working museum which gives an insight into the life of a railway signalman. Visitors of all ages can get…
Drayton St Leonard,
Tel: 01865 400 414.
Dedicated to preserving and interpreting the significant historic heritage of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. The car collection is Aston Martin's living heritage,…
Tel: 01442 825 421.
This little mill, recorded in 1616 but certainly very much older, was in use until 1963. It is the only remaining working watermill in the county with…
Tel: 0118 937 3400.
Telling the story of Reading's two rivers – the Kennet and the Thames – the museum occupies two former industrial buildings, the Screen House and the…