Thompsons Lane, Colden Common, Winchester SO21 1JH Directions
Baby-Changing Facilities, Daily Activities, Climb, Penguin Cove, Animals, Art Gallery, Swing, Rail Trains, Educational Programs, Species, Birds, Wildlife Areas, Gift Shop, Displays, Food and Drink, Shows, Group and School Visits, Events & Adventure Playgrounds
Embrace your wild side at Marwell Zoo Home to hundreds of endangered and exotic species in 140 acres of beautiful parkland, there’s plenty for the whole family to enjoy and admire. From Amur tigers and cheeky meerkats to Rothschild’s giraffes, lizards and snow leopards; Marwell offers you the chance to get up close to the amazing members of the animal kingdom. The zoo is owned and operated by conservation charity Marwell Wildlife, so, by visiting, you’ll be contributing to incredible projects to conserve species and habitats both in Hampshire and around the world. Prices and opening times vary throughout the year.
Price: Adult Aged 17-59 Years £18, Child Aged 3-16 Years £14.50, Family 2 Adults & 2 Children (Under 17 Years) £61, Concession, Senior 60+/Student with NUS Card £15.50
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THE GURKHA MUSEUM
Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester SO23 8TS Directions
Nepal, Shops, Kukris, Heritage Site, Mess Silver, Medals, Shows, Paintings, Photo Collections, Exhibitions, Programs, Events, Recent Acquisitions, Historical Information, Artefacts, Showcases and Interactive Touchscreen Displays, Uniforms & Badges Collections
The Gurkha Museum at Winchester tells 200 years of Gurkha's stirring and unforgettable story of serving the British Crown and its people. The World War of 1939-45, 120,000 Gurkhas fought in Malaya and Burma against the Japanese and the Germans and Italians in North Africa and Italy. You can visit the foundation to buy handicrafts and jewellery locally sourced from Nepal at the Museum store and check out many other Gurkha souvenirs for all ages. It offers complimentary admission for children and friends of the museum.
Price: Adults: £3, Concessions: £1.50 & Service Personnel: £1
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WINCHESTER CITY MUSEUM
The Square, Winchester SO23 9ES Directions
Visitor Center, Workshops, Children and Family Activities, Music, Collections, Educational Resources, School and Group Visits, Exhibition, Guildhall Displays, Fun for Families, Gallery, Programs, Events & Shops
The Winchester City Museum tells the story of the ancient capital of England, the home of Alfred the Great. They discover Winchester's past and present sights and sounds in the three galleries of the museum. The City Museum offers family-friendly events and interactive activities; it also affords free admission.