World War 1 Remembrance Centre
Type:Heritage / Visitor Centre
Portsdown Hill Road
Tel: +44 023 9279 8751
|Concession ticket||£2.00 per ticket|
|Adult ticket||£3.00 per ticket|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
This new centre has been set up to display artefacts, reproduction exhibits and memorabilia from World War One. It features a memorial centre and walk-through trench system. Additionally there are occasional lectures on Ypres and The Somme. The on-site shop and reception has items for sale and iffers the chance to book battlefield tours of The Somme, France or Ypres, Belgium.
Features in the centre are:
Display rooms and corridors with real artefacts and reproduction exhibits
All Quiet on the Western Front room with walk-through reconstruction trench system
Memorial srea plus other displays and pictures
Monthly temporary exhibitions covering aspects of the Great War
The centre is run by a small dedicated team of volunteers. We try to open as often as possible between the following hours but this cannot be guaranteed:
Weekdays - 11am to 4.00pm
Weekends - 11am to 5pm
Adults - £3
School parties and Youth groups: teachers/leaders go free, pupils £3 each
It's strongly recommended that visitors call ahead to ensure the centre is open. Contact 02392 798751 to request more details.
Please note: Fort Widley is a Grade 1 Listed building and access to the Centre is by stairs only.
Coaches and School groups visit by arrangement.
Lectures about The Somme and Ypres also by arrangement. Tel 02392 798751.
If you wish to help with donations of copies of family photos or documents from that era, or if you wish to help as a volunteer in the centre, please call Charles Haskell on 02392 798751.
Map & Directions
|Open Daily (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)|