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Hampshire Visitor Attractions

Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Hampshire Heritage and Nature pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.

 

Aldershot Military Museum - Housed in the only surviving brick-built barrack blocks left in Aldershot, the museum tells the story of daily life for both soldier and civilian since 1854, Field Guns, Tanks, collection of vehicles - Disabled friendly / facilities please see website
www3.hants.gov.uk/aldershot-museum

 

Aspex Gallery - The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth - contemporary art, exhibitions, workshops, cafe bar, shop - exhibition space is all on one flat level, disabled toilet, baby changing
www.aspex.org.uk

 

Charles Dickens’ Birthplace Museum - displays bring the birthplace to life, perfectly presenting the furnishings and style of the Dickens family, exhibits belonging to the man himself - Portsmouth - not accessible to people with walking difficulties and wheelchair users
www.charlesdickensbirthplace.co.uk

 

D-Day Museum - Britain’s only museum dedicated solely to covering all aspects of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France, on 6 June 1944, experience the sights and sounds of Britain at War - Portsmouth - Disabled friendly / facilities please see website
www.ddaymuseum.co.uk

 

Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway - A miniature dual gauge 10¼"/7¼" railway running from its main station, Eastleigh Parkway, to Monks Brook Halt (The return journey of just under 1¼ miles, takes about 15 - 20 minutes) - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.steamtrain.co.uk

 

Farnborough Air Sciences Trust - FAST Museum - The museum is dedicated to Farnborough's proud aviation heritage and significant contribution to air science and research, and offers an important educational resource as well as an entertaining and stimulating day out for anyone interested in aviation history and scientific progress - Farnborough - Disabled friendly / facilities please see website
www.airsciences.org.uk

 

Funland Amusement Park - a wide range of fantastic attractions for young and old, both inside and out - Hayling Island - Disabled & Pushchair friendly / baby changing see website
www.funland.info

 

HMS Victory - Nelson’s flagship, Flagship of the First Sea Lord and as a living museum to the Georgian navy - Portsmouth - Disabled friendly / facilities please see website
www.hms-victory.com

 

HMS Warrior - Britain's first iron-hulled, armoured warship, launched in 1860, was the pride of Queen Victoria's fleet. Powered by steam and sail - Portsmouth - Disabled friendly / facilities but restricted wheelchair access see website
www.hmswarrior.org

 

INTECH Science Center and Planetarium - The South of England's hands-on interactive science and technology centre. Plus the UK's largest capacity digital Planetarium - Winchester - Disabled friendly / facilities see website
www.intech-uk.com

 

Lepe Country Park - beaches, coastal walks, adventure playground, visitor centre, cafe and shop - Exbury, Southampton Accessible toilet by the information office, accessible pathway to the pond dipping area, platforms on the side of the pond are wheelchair accessible. A Landeez all terrain wheelchair is available for use. This allows easier access across uneven ground including the pebble beach, the beach is accessible by ramps from car park. There is a Changing Places facility next to the entrance to the beach car park changing-places-icon
www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/countryparks/lepe

 

Manor Farm and Country Park - a working farm for over 600 years. Meet Mrs Earwicker, the farmers wife, and the other costumed characters who bring the Victorian farm to life. Explore the historic buildings and barns, enjoy the free range and other animals, watch traditional farm machinery at work - Southampton - Disabled & pushchair friendly, Baby changing. "Wheelchair access into the farm is via a short slope. Once you are inside the yard is mostly level. The ground floor of the farmhouse and cottage are accessible to wheelchair and pushchair users, as are most of the barns and outbuildings"
www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/countryparks/manorfarm/visit

 

Marwell Wildlife - chance to get up close to the wonders of the natural world. From ring-tailed coatis to majestic giraffes, endangered tigers to frilled lizards, curious meerkats to pygmy hippos – our 140-acre park is home to over 170 exotic and endangered species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings. - Winchester - Free road trains, one with special carriage accessible to one standard wheelchair at a time, most surfaces of the footpaths are paved, although some are gravelled, specially designed exhibits with alternative viewpoints, limited number of manual wheelchairs are available. A hearing loop is available at the seating area of our ring-tailed coatis to enable guests to hear our daily talk, new sensory trail mp3. Changing Places toilet changing-places-icon (RADAR key req), standard accessible toilets,
www.marwell.org.uk

 

Mary Rose - Tudor ship, built in 1510, Sank in 1545. Discovered in 1971. Raised in 1982, a stunning and unique museum - Portsmouth - Disabled friendly / facilities please see website
www.maryrose.org

 

Milestones Museum of Living History - Explore what life was like for Hampshire people in the past by wandering through Milestones’ old cobbled streets. And as you wander round you may also encounter some costumed characters - Basingstoke - "You can hire wheelchairs or motorised scooters for use during your visit..The Victorian part of the museum has a predominantly cobbled floor with tramlines. The 1930s area is flat though some areas of the flooring are textured. Both areas have pavements with dropped kerbs", two lifts, accessible toilets, including a "Changing Places" accessible toilet changing-places-icon
hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk/milestones-museum

 

Museum of Army Flying - Experience over 100 years of the Army in the Air, a unique collection of military aviation history, one of both international and national importance - Stockbridge - Disabled friendly / facilities please see website
www.armyflying.com

 

 

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