Chilcomb House, Chilcomb Lane, Off Bar End Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8RD
Join us for this fascinating talk and tour of Hampshire’s natural sciences collections stores at Chilcomb House. This is a unique chance to peek behind-the-scenes and meet the team who manage the collections cared for by Hampshire Cultural Trust.
Since 2014, the Hampshire Cultural Trust has been managing the museums services and collections owned by Hampshire County Council and Winchester City Council. Heritage Open Days provide the ideal opportunity for members of the public to go behind the scenes and see first-hand the invaluable work the Trust does with both the Hampshire’s and Winchester’s collections.
● Wednesday 18 September: Two identical 90minute tours, first starts 1400, second 1430
Not suitable for those under 5 years. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Plenty of parking available on site. There are two identical sessions available on the day, one starting at 2pm and one at 2.30pm. Max 10 people per session, pre-booking is essential. Light refreshments will be served. There is good access to the meeting room. However, the adjacent stores are not designed for public access. Visitors to the stores will need to be able to navigate uneven floors, narrow spaces and possible trip hazards.
Max 10 people per tour/session. Tours take approximately 90minutes
Access to site is via Chilcomb Lane off Bar End Road. Do not park on Chilcomb Lane, HOD parking signposted on main site at the end of the lane. Meet in reception, clearly signposted.