Milestones brings Hampshire's recent past to life through stunning period street scenes and exciting interactive areas, all under one very large roof. Nationally important collections of transport, technology and everyday life are presented in an entertaining way. Staff in period costumes, mannequins and sounds all bring the streets to life. Various events through the year.
Facilities – at a glance
- Suitable for children of all ages
- Parking onsite
- Parking nearby
- Facilities: Induction loops, subtitles screens, scooters, wheelchairs, accessible map available
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, Tue-Fri & BHs 10-4.45, Sat-Sun 11-4.45 (last admission 3.45). Closed 25-26 Dec & 1 Jan
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About the area
Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.
If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.
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