exhibitions at the Courthouse


An Iron Age Pot

The History of Petersfield

17 March - 28 November 2015

This years main displays at the Courthouse will focus on the history of Petersfield, from the Stone Age to modern times. This year we will have displays commemorating the role of women during the First World War as well as  exhibitions about trade and industry, leisure and community life.

Bricks, Tiles and Chimney Pots: Petersfields Architectural Heritage

18 March - 6 June 2015, Foyer

This exhibition will explore  Petersfield's history through  its streets and buildings the using objects, photographs art and documents.

Being Young in Petersfield

9 June - 12 September 2015, Foyer

A comparative look at what it is like to grow up in a small town. Featuring local people of various ages discussing how they feel about growing up in Petersfield, what they like & what they miss as well as looking at the provisions for young people including schools, youth clubs & entertainment.

Military History of Petersfield and beyond

15 September - 28 November 2015, Foyer

This exhibition will explore the Military history of the local area and explore how the landscape and people have been affected by it.


exhibitions at the Flora Twort Gallery


Historic costume gallery

In our historic costume gallery we will be showing a selection of  beautiful 19th century pieces entitled 'Victorian Delights' with examples of men's, women's and children's clothing and accessories.

Temporary exhibitions

Community exhibitions

A range of exhibitions by local artists, schools and community groups showcasing their work in our community gallery.
Click here for more details.

1930's Flora Twort

Flora Twort

This years exhibition 'A Little Town and some of its People'  is named after Flora Twort's first one-woman show in 1931. This exhibition will look at her relationship with Petersfield and its residents through her work in a variety of media.

news &
special events


What's on in 2015

Read the 2015 What's on leaflet from the Museum here.


Petersfield Museum will be running an exciting range of talks throughout the year. For more information click here

Holiday Activities

We have a range of exciting activities at the Flora Twort Gallery during the school holidays. For more information click here


Purchase of the Police Station.

Please click HERE for full information and FAQs.

If you would like to know more, please contact Museum Chairman Vaughan Clarke at clarke-v@talktalk.net

People of the Heath

The new People of the Heath website has now been launched! Click here to get all the latest updates and information!

Hylton Estate papers online

The Petersfield Estates

Click on the document to look at the Hylton Estate Sale papers from 1911, which include details of many properties in Petersfield.

Petersfield Museum is a registered charity* and all the profits from these events will help to continue the museums work in collecting and preserving the town’s heritage, maintaining the buildings, care for items in the collection, improve educational activities, and ensure the long term future of the museum.

*Charity Registered no. 1108817