Portsmouth City Museum and Records Office (Portsmouth) Reviews
Description:Address: Portsmouth / Hampshire / England
Newest Review: ... history. Spanning from both wartime Portsmouth to portsmouth through the ages. The war time portsmouth part is very interesting, because of the dockyards Portsmouth has been very involved in war. Not just the newest wars, there are sections of wood from the Mary rose, which set sail under Henry VIII from Portsmouth. The Portsmouth through the ages relies on local donations, such as a fashion ... more
Customer Portsmouth City Museum and Records Office (Portsmouth) Reviews (2)
by - written on 12/01/13 (Useful, 29 readings)
This museum has 3 floors and is split into 4 sections. On the top floor you have Portsmouth football club's history archives. They have built this section very well, with many Tv's to relive alot of the football clubs best moments. There are also current artefacts, such as the previous FA cup win. There are spectacular views of the seafront from the top floor The floor underneath is Portsmouth's local history. Spanning from both wartime Portsmouth to portsmouth through the ages. The war time portsmouth part is very interesting, because of the dockyards Portsmouth has been very involved in war. Not just the newest wars, there are sections of wood from the Mary rose, ... Read the complete review
by - written on 05/05/08 (Very useful, 116 readings)
Having said in my recent review of the Pallant House Gallery in Chichester that I did not think I could see a work of art by a major artist in Portsmouth, it is now time to set the record straight. The Portsmouth City Museum and Records Office is barely a mile from where I live, so I decided one Sunday morning to see what sort of culture there was right on my doorstep. To my surprise, I discovered a small sculpture by Barbara Hepworth as well as a work by Victor Pasmore. I therefore stand corrected. An imposing red brick building, the museum is not purpose built but a former barracks. It is situated on Museum Road, very close to the university as well as ... Read the complete review
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