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10. Carisbrooke Castle Museum

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Carisbrooke Castle Museum

Carisbrooke Castle Museum was first opened by Princess Beatrice, Queen Victoria's youngest daughter and Island Governor, in 1898.

The displays focus on the history of the island and the castle, with exhibits including objects recovered from excavations, a crossbow and crossbow bolts, cannon, Civil War armour and personal possessions of King Charles I. There is also a chamber organ from 1602, Elizabethan-style furniture, the turret clock from East Cowes Castle, and mementoes of Victorian poet Lord Alfred Tennyson.

Carisbrooke Castle Museum Address:
Carisbrooke Castle Museum
Newport
P030 1XY
England, UK

Carisbrooke Castle Museum Opening Times:
1st April - 30th September, 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
1st October - 31th March, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
The museum is closed 24th to 26th December and 1st January.
 
Carisbrooke Castle Museum Admission:
Admission to the museum is included with admission to the castle:
Adults  £6.70
Concessions  £5.70
Children  £3.40 (under 5s free)
Phone English Heritage on +44 (0)1983 522107 for details of family ticket and group discounts.

T  +44 (0)1983-523112

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