The social history collection illustrates the social, economic and cultural history of Petersfield and the surrounding villages.
In 2009, the museum acquired the Flora Twort collection and the 18th Century cottage where Flora lived, from Hampshire County Council. This
Bedales Historic Dress Collection
The former head of drama at Bedales School near Petersfield developed this rare collection of historic dress over decades to be used in theatre
Edward Thomas is widely regarded as a major poet and his posthumous influence on English poetry has been considerable. He took much inspiration
Petersfield Museum has a wonderful collection of artefacts reflecting the history of the town and surrounding villages. As well as a strong social history collection, including an impressive collection of photographs and photographic negatives, we have the Flora Twort art collection and the Bedales Collection of Historic Dress.
Petersfield Museum has an active collecting policy. If you have anything you would like to donate, please contact the Curator at firstname.lastname@example.org.