Located in North Street, the Museum, opened in1988,
was formed to archive and display the history of Emsworth
and its surroundings, to make the public aware of Emsworth's
historical position. The Museum is entirely run by
volunteers, and has a selection of the area's history
displayed in articles, books, pictures, clothing ships
There are displays devoted to the old sea-faring
families, and to the author P.G.Wodehouse who lived in
Emsworth and incorporated several local names into his
The Museum is opeat the following times
between April & October:Saturday10:30-4:30,Sunday2:30-4:30,Fridays
Government guidelines, advice and
recommendations to protect volunteers and visitors
are being complied with.
When you visit you
must wear a face mask unless you have a medical
condition that prevents this. Young people under
the age of 11 years are also exempt.
also required to provide your contact details —
these will be destroyed after 21 days.
The Museum's popular Emsworth
walks led by Christine Bury are resuming in May, but
this year they will be held on Sunday afternoons not on
Wednesday evenings. The dates are 10th May, 14th June,
12th July, 9th August and 13th
of the five walks will start at the Museum at 2.15pm and
return there about 3.45pm. These informal strolls around
the town looking at buildings and sharing stories about
historical personalities and places cost £3 per person
payable on the afternoon.
10b North Street,
(above the Fire Station)