If live in Southampton and pay your council tax to SCC you should have received a postcard that you will be able to exchange for tickets on the day of your visit to SeaCity Museum (deadline for ticket issue has passed). You will not be able to pre-book.
The voucher allows one household to visit together and can be exchanged for tickets up to the value of £25 (the cost of a family ticket, or three adults).
The vouchers can only be used during school term time:
Between 11th June and 23rd July 2012
Between 3rd September and 26th October 2012
And between 5th November and 21st December 2012
Adult visitors must bring proof of Southampton residence (e.g. a council tax bill or a driving licence) upon entry.
If you would like to pre-book to visit in the opening week our standard charges will apply. You can pre-book by calling 023 8083 4172 / 023 8083 4536.
On the 10th April 2012:
1.30pm – 6pm (pre-booked tickets only)
From 11th April 2012:
Open daily 10am – 5pm
Prices for museum entry and special exhibition:
Concessions (children aged 5 -16 and adults over 60) £6.00
Family (two adults and three children) £25.00
Group Travel (minimum of 10 people, advance booking and payment only) £6.50
Joint ticket for Tudor House and Garden £11.50
Children under 5 years of age will not be charged
People with mobility impairment can access all areas of the building via a lift. The only public area in the building not accessible to people with mobility impairment is the clock tower, accessed by a steep staircase.
SeaCity Museum, Havelock Road, Southampton, Hampshire SO14 7FY
Follow signs for City Centre, once parked Sea City is signposted throughout the City Centre.View Sea City Museum in a larger map
No, but there are many multi storey car parks in the City centre.
The closest and most convenient are:
Marlands MSCP, postcode for SatNav SO15 1BA.
West Park MSCP, postcode for SatNav SO15 1FY.
Grosvenor MSCP, postcode for SatNav SO15 2BG.
No not specifically designated to the Museum.
There are on street designated parking places in Commercial Road (SO15 1CG), opposite Mayflower Theatre and SO14 7DW, opposite Central Library.
There are also designated blue badge spaces in the following car parks:
Bedford Place MSCP (SO15 2AF)
Civic Centre Forecourt CP (SO14 7LY)
Grosvenor Sq (North) CP (SO15 2BG)
Grosvenor Sq MSCP (SO15 2BG)
Six Dials CP (SO14 0BD)
West Park MSCP (SO14 7FY)
Wilton Avenue CP (SO15 2DT)
For more information please visit http://www.southampton.gov.uk/s-environment/roadsandparking/parking/disabledparking.aspx
There is a coach drop off point outside the Museum but no parking.
Coach parking is available at:
Herbert Walker Avenue (SO15 1HJ)
Palmerston Road (SO14 1LL)
Canute Road (SO14 3TN)
Platform Road (SO14 3FU)
These postcodes will direct you to the nearest vicinity and the car parks are well signposted.
These facilities are intended for long stay coach parking with a maximum stay of 10 hours (no return same day).
For more information please visit www.southampton.gov.uk/s-environment/roadsandparking/parking/coach-parking.aspx
A short 5–10 minutes walk. Exit the train station (from either side) and walk up the hill following the signs for SeaCity Museum (look out for the clock tower).
Access for children’s pushchairs / buggies is possible in most areas except the clock tower. There is also a buggy park available.
Yes there are baby changing facilities.
Yes you can enjoy the museum café and shop without needing to pay for admission to the rest of the building. Both are conveniently located on the ground floor.
We would advise you to allow around 3 hours for viewing the displays in the main museum and the exhibition in the special exhibition area.
We suggest visitors arrive before 3pm, as the dwell time of the museum is between 2-3hrs, there will be no admissions after 4pm as the full visitor experience will not be achievable.
Tours of the museum and a variety of learning activities are available for schools, colleges and community groups. To arrange a visit or book a place: phone the Learning Officer on 023 8091 5730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
SeaCity Museum offers an unusual and inspiring venue for corporate and private events including product launches, training days, client drinks and canapé evenings. Contact the admin team on 023 8083 4172 or email email@example.com for more details.
Any enquiries to do with the collection/exhibitions should be directed to the Admin Team on 023 8083 4563 / 023 8083 4536 alternatively please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.