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Enquiries: 023 8083 4242 | Closed: Fridays
Open: Mon-Thurs 10am-3pm (Last entry 2.15pm) | Sat-Sun 10am-5pm (Last entry 4.15pm)

Enquiries: 023 8083 4242Closed: Fridays | Open: Mon-Thurs 10am-3pm (Last entry 2.15pm) | Sat-Sun 10am-5pm (Last entry 4.15pm)

Higher and Further Education

We have a fantastic programme of tours and workshops suitable for colleges and universities. See below for more details of what we offer. As educational establishments we are delighted to offer

Workshops and Talks

Led by a historian or archaeologist, delve into the history of Southampton and Tudor House. Please ask about various options for study. All sessions cost £80 and last an hour.
Tudor House – A House Through Time An illustrated talk on the history of Tudor House followed by artefact handling.
Hands-on Archaeology learn about an archaeologist’s role within an historic city and try a mock up sand-pit dig.

Discovery Sessions

We offer a varied programme of guided discovery sessions. All tours are let by a specialist with a background in history or archaeology. Our tours include:

Tudor House & Garden– Discover the secrets and stories of this incredible house. This tour includes access to the attic and cellars, areas of the house that are normally not open to members of the public.

Southampton’s Old Town– Uncover Southampton’s hidden past with this walking tour around and under the Old Town, exploring stories of merchants, mayhem and murder along the way! This tour visits some of the medieval vaults beneath the town.

The Southampton Blitz– Southampton was heavily bombed during the Second World War. This walking tour descends into a number of the public air-raid shelters and explores the experiences of those who lived through some of the darkest days of Southampton’s history.

Haunted Tudor House– Tudor House is believed by some to be one of the most haunted buildings in Hampshire. Join us for this new tour of spooky goings on in the house. This tour includes access to the attics and the cellars of this 800 year-old house.

Tours include Tudor House, the Old Town and Wartime Southampton. Discovery Sessions cost £50 and last an hour.

Self-guided Visits

We offer a reduced admission price for pre-booked visits to the museum of £2.75 per student.

If you would like to make a booking, or to discuss visiting us please email our Learning Officers at museums.education@southampton.gov.uk or phone us on 023 8083 2810. We offer a broad range of tours and workshops, based on the details and costs below: