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Willis Museum

Market Place, Basingstoke, RG21 7QD

01256 465902
Willis Museum
Mon 10:00 17:00
Tues 10:00 17:00
Weds 10:00 17:00
Thurs 10:00 17:00
Fri 10:00 16:00
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

Discover Basingstoke and Deane's past, from the rich archaeological heritage beneath our feet right up to the modern day.
The Sainsbury Gallery hosts exhibitions from National galleries and museums, while the Basingstoke Gallery on the first floor hosts the work of local artists, groups and societies. This gallery has restored to reveal many original features, creating a top quality space for community exhibitions.
Drop into stunning Café Willis which serves a range of Mozzo coffee, speciality teas and locally made cakes and pastries. Our gift shop is the perfect place to find a special gift for a friend - or a treat for yourself! We stock a regularly changing selection of locally made crafts, ceramics and jewellery that you won't find on the High Street, plus a selection of beautiful greetings cards and products, many reflecting the theme of our temporary exhibitions. We also specialise in selling items about the history of the Basingstoke area, including books, maps, local guides and DVDs.
Throughout the year we run events and activities suitable for all ages. Keep an eye on our website to find out about forthcoming exhibitions and events.