Petersfield Museum and Art Gallery is recognised for its varied collections through which we explore the history and creativity of Petersfield and the surrounding area. 

Welcome to our Collections at Petersfield Museum and Art Gallery, where you'll discover the fascinating objects that make up the rich tapestry of our region. In addition to our meticulously restored Victorian Justice Heritage site, we proudly showcase a diverse array of permanent collections.

The Archaeology and Social History Collections shed light on the captivating history of Petersfield and its surroundings, offering a glimpse into the lives and stories of our region's past. The Photography Collection, including the Don Eades Photographic Archive, contains images that span the 20th and 21st century, providing a visual journey through history and a glimpse of people's everyday lives. Capturing a lifetime's work the Flora Twort Art Collection contains watercolour paintings, drawings and sketchbooks by celebrated artist, Flora Twort. Explore the evolution of dress throughout the ages with our Fashion and Textiles Collection, which includes the stunning Bedales Historic Dress Collection. For those with a passion for research, our Reference Archive is a valuable resource. Dive into the records of history and uncover the rich heritage that has shaped our region.

We invite you to explore these collections and discover the unique insights and stories they hold.

Enquiries are welcome about all aspects of our collections, please use the General Enquiry form.