Free entry for all visitors. Donations to Cumberland House Natural History Museum are welcome.
Phase one of the new Butterfly House project is complete and the museum is now open.
Portsmouth is a very special place for wildlife in Britain. It has many different habitats in a very small area, and at Portsmouth Natural History Museum you can explore them all.
Displays introduce the wildlife of the area - past and present.
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Use the weblink above to access the Museum's website for full information.
Please note: We are in the process of constructing a new ramp to the front entrance of the museum which should be complete this month. Until this work is complete we are unable to provide access for visitors in wheelchairs.
The museum has a buggy park for use by visitors, we do not allow buggies into the museum.
An accessible toilet and baby changing facilities are available.
Induction loops for hearing impaired visitors are installed.
Guide dogs are welcome.
Please contact the Museum for further details.
For further information please call 023 9281 5276
- In town/city centre
- Indoor Attraction
- Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
- Guide Dogs Permitted
- Picnic Site
- Approx length of visit - 1 hour
- Groups Accepted
- Maestro Accepted
- Visa accepted
This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.
Map & Directions
From the M27 / A27 take the A2030 (Eastern Road) following signposts to Southsea seafront. Eastern Parade runs parallel with the seafront and the museum can be found at the junction with Festing Road.
Public Transport Directions
Nearest station is Portsmouth & Southsea.
|Summer Opening Hours (1 Apr 2017 - 30 Sept 2017)|
|Winter Opening Hours (1 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018)|
* Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Last entry - 30 minutes before closing time.