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Museum re-opening

We are pleased to announce the museum is now open. We will be open: Monday 11am – 3pm Thursday 11am – 3pm Friday 11am – 3pm Saturday 11am – 3pm Sunday 11am – 3pm To help keep everyone safe we … Continue reading

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Museum closure – Covid-19

English Heritage have announced they plan to close Carisbrooke Castle to the public at the end of business on Wed 18th March until, at least, 1st May. As a result, Carisbrooke Castle Museum will be closed to the public for … Continue reading

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Anglo Saxon Treasures of the Isle of Wight

This exhibition organised by Carisbrooke Castle Museum and funded by the Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund, brings together over forty Anglo Saxon artefacts from the Isle of Wight. Drawing from the collections of the British Museum, the Isle of … Continue reading

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New Exhibition – Anglo Saxon Treasures of the Isle of Wight

1,500 year old Anglo Saxon treasures discovered on the Isle of Wight by Victorians, and conserved by the British Museum, are returning to the Isle of Wight in a new exhibition at Carisbrooke Castle Museum. They will be exhibited on … Continue reading

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The Watercolour World

Fifty watercolours from Carisbrooke Castle Museum’s collection have been added to a free online database of pre-1900 documentary watercolours from public and private collections around the world. The images from the museum collection join more than 110,000 watercolours from over … Continue reading

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Find events here.  Please check back here regularly for updates.

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Out of the Box

Out of the Box is a new exhibition which combines displays drawn from Carisbrooke Castle Museum’s extensive collection of historic artefacts, with contemporary artistic responses created by QuayCrafts, an Island-based group of artist makers who work in a wide range … Continue reading

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Hidden Heroes

Until 31st October 2019 Exhibition celebrating the diverse Hidden Heroes of the Isle of Wight. Come and discover more about the Island people who, across more than 1,000 years of history, have achieved something remarkable or made a special contribution … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at the museum

Carisbrooke Castle Museum are undertaking a detailed review of collections with the help of specialists and volunteers, Rosie McGlinchey, Pauline Petrie, Anna Stanley, Kate Tiley and Daniel Whitehead. The project funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund and Fidelity UK … Continue reading

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