The Best Museums and Art Galleries In Portsmouth Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Museums and Art Galleries In Portsmouth

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Portsmouth in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 76 Portsmouth museums and art galleries to pick from.

Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

  1. Outside view of Portsmouth City Museum

    Portsmouth City Museum

    Portsmouth

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 0.5 miles from Portsmouth
  2. HMS Victory at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Portsmouth

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 0.7 miles from Portsmouth
  3. The Mary Rose

    The Mary Rose

    Portsmouth

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 0.9 miles from Portsmouth
  4. Outside view of D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery in Southsea

    D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery

    Southsea

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4-12 Indoor 1.2 miles from Portsmouth
  5. Crocodile at Portsmouth Natural History Museum in Southsea

    Portsmouth Natural History Museum

    Southsea

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 1.4 miles from Portsmouth
  6. Submarine out of water at Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport

    Royal Navy Submarine Museum

    Gosport

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 1.4 miles from Portsmouth
  7. Boy at Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower in Gosport

    Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower

    Gosport

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 1.7 miles from Portsmouth
  8. Village at Little Woodham Living History Village in Gosport

    Little Woodham Living History Village

    Gosport

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 3.6 miles from Portsmouth
  9. Aerial view of Fort Nelson in Fareham

    Fort Nelson

    Fareham

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor 4.9 miles from Portsmouth
  10. Sign for Bembridge Heritage Centre

    Bembridge Heritage Centre

    Bembridge

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 7.4 miles from Portsmouth
  11. Outside view of Brading Roman Villa

    Brading Roman Villa

    Brading

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 8.9 miles from Portsmouth
  12. Sailing boat exhibit at The Classic Boat Museum in East Cowes

    Classic Boat Museum Cowes

    East Cowes

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 9 miles from Portsmouth
  13. Boy looking at dinosaur skeleton at Dinosaur Isle in Sandown

    Dinosaur Isle

    Sandown

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 9.8 miles from Portsmouth
  14. Industrial machinery at Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum in Swanwick

    Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

    Swanwick

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 10.4 miles from Portsmouth
  15. Old machinery at Shipwreck and Maritime Museum in Arreton

    Shipwreck and Maritime Museum

    Arreton

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 10.7 miles from Portsmouth
  16. Beaulieu A great day out!

    Beaulieu

    Brockenhurst

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 16 miles from Portsmouth
  17. Kids dressed as romans at Butser Ancient Farm in Waterlooville

    Butser Ancient Farm

    Waterlooville

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 11.3 miles from Portsmouth
  18. Outside view of Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum

    Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum

    Calbourne

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 12.4 miles from Portsmouth
  19. Knight demonstration at Fishbourne Roman Palace in Chichester

    Fishbourne Roman Palace

    Chichester

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 12.6 miles from Portsmouth
  20. Exhibition room at The Novium in Chichester

    The Novium

    Chichester

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 13.9 miles from Portsmouth