Explore our collections and stories, Discover something exciting and Learn something new!
Within the walls of Petersfield Museum lie thousands of objects, documents and stories that bring the history of Petersfield, the surrounding area and the nation to life. From the archaeology and Prehistory of Petersfield Heath to the pubs and inns of Petersfield, the changing face of Petersfield High Street to the court cases heard in our Victorian courtroom, there is always an opportunity for everyone to learn something new. Through school workshops, museum tours, historic walks and workshops and events, we are able to offer opportunities to both the formal and informal learner, and are always happy to explore new opportunities ourselves!
Discover more about all our opportunities below or call our Engagement Team on 01730 262601 to find out what we offer.
Petersfield Museum is home to an exciting schools programme with great emphasis on hands on learning and interaction! The programme includes, workshops, outreach sessions and our unique Time Travelling Trunks (loans boxes). Our education programme is designed to work alongside the National Curriculum and help pupils and teachers engage with topics in new and exciting ways. You can find out more about our fantastic education offer here!
We are happy to accommodate higher education groups from colleges and universities. Small groups of students can access our catalogue, stores and specific items from the collection can be brought out for more detailed study. We can also support students with work placements, or while undertaking individual research projects. We offer hands-on experience of working in a small independent heritage environment, and can tailor the specifics of the placement to the student’s individual requirements, to find out more click here.
Learning doesn't just take place in academic institutions, there are many people out there who enjoy learning new skills and acquiring more knowledge. We offer workshops, walks and talks on a variety of different subjects and can be tailored to the needs of any individual group from U3A's, PROBUS, Women's Institute, Local History Societies and many more. Click here to find out more about our exciting offer.