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Southampton City Museums

About us

Visit Southampton Maritime Museum to learn more about the port and shipping. The Museum houses many exciting displays on all aspects of Southampton`s maritime history. See and hear about the growth of the docks, the romantic era of the transatlantic liners, like Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth, and the ill-fated Titanic. You can even touch in All hands on deck, an interactive area for children and adults to explore the development from sail to steam.

Learn more about the museum here.

It is not possible to display everything in the Maritime Museum. To view more of Southampton`s unique maritime collections, from menu cards to marine engines, you can visit the Collections Management Centre. Here, all different sorts of objects are looked after to give an insight into the social and industrial past of Southampton. A study room and library will help you to carry out your own research, but you need to make an appointment to visit. Specialist curators are available to answer specific enquiries.

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Collections Management Centre

Unit 31 City Industrial Park

Southern Road

Southampton SO15 1HG

Tel: 023 8023 7584


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