Brighstone Village Museum, North Street, Brighstone
Isle Of Wight
No charge for admission to museum, but donations are welcome.
AboutSituated within a row of traditional cottages owned by the National Trust, Brighstone Village Museum in North Street is run by the Brighstone Museum Trust and provides a fascinating view of village life in the 19th century. Around a tableau representing a rural cottage scene are display cases and panels depicting local aspects of schooling, employment, coastal activities and the influence of the church during the Victorian era.
From Monday 4th August 2014 until the end of December there will be a special WWI Display in the Museum giving details of the men from Brighstone who fought in the First World War, as well as artifacts, trench-art, medals, books, etc.
Access is through the adjacent Community Library and opening times are: Tuesdays from 9am to 12.30pm, Thursdays from 1.30pm to 4.30pm and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm.
Admission is free of charge and there is free parking nearby in Warnes Lane Car Park.
DRIVE LESS SEE MORE EXPERIENCES:
* By Bus - Route 12. More info - http://www.islandbuses.info/
- Indoor Attraction
- Village Location
- Guide Dogs Permitted
- Open all year round
Map & Directions
Road DirectionsFrom East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Shorwell, B3399 to Brighstone.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Shorwell, B3399 to Brighstone.
From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Totland, A3055 to Freshwater, B3399 to Brighstone.
Public Transport DirectionsFrom West Cowes Red Jet Hi-speed ferry : No 1 bus route to Newport and change to No. 12 to Brighstone.
From Ryde Catamaran/Hovertravel: No. 9 bus route to Newport and change to No. 12 to Brighstone.
From Yarmouth ferry: No. 7 to Freshwater and change to No. 12 to Brighstone.
For further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).
|Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)|