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Open from 10am - 5pm Monday to Sunday. You can pay for admission on arrival at the museum.

Southampton’s Titanic Story

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Welcome Southampton’s leading interactive attraction and the home of Southampton’s Titanic story

Discover the story of RMS Titanic and how the tragedy affected the city and people of Southampton. Featuring an interactive model of the Titanic, recorded messages of its passengers of the fateful night, original objects from on board the world-famous ship and more. Or follow 200,000 years of Southampton’s history, from Roman traders to Saxon settlers, to WWII and the introduction of the docks in the Gateway to the World and Southampton Stories exhibitions, bursting with an exciting collection of models, costumes, artworks, photographs, incredible stories and much more.

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SeaCity Museum

Civic Centre, Havelock Road, Southampton,
SO14 7FY

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02380 834536
museums@southampton.gov.uk

Opening Times

Monday 10am – 5pm
Tuesday 10am – 5pm
Wednesday 10am – 5pm
Thursday 10am – 5pm
Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm
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Shop & Café

Great coffee and locally produced food in our café and fantastic Titanic and maritime souvenirs from our museum shop

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Venue Hire

A unique venue for conferences and events at the heart of Southampton’s Cultural Quarter, surrounded by local history.

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An Acclaimed Museum

  • Great place to understand the relation between Southampton and Titanic

    Steven C Avatar Steven C
    27 April 2024

    Sehr interessant.. Muss man gesehen haben

    O. Bi. Avatar O. Bi.
    25 April 2024
  • Just turn up, no need to pre book. Interesting information about the titanic.

    Vicky F Avatar Vicky F
    23 April 2024

    It’s a good museum which relies on Titanic exhibition which is very good. Only downside for me was seeing signs which seemed to show there was an audio tour, but when I asked on way out about it, staff didn’t know anything about it.

    GARY Castle Avatar GARY Castle
    23 April 2024
  • Imperdible.

    Jorge Muñoz Del Razo Jorge Muñoz Del Razo Avatar Jorge Muñoz Del Razo Jorge Muñoz Del Razo
    23 April 2024

    We went for a Lego event which my son really enjoyed. I found the Titanic exhibition fascinating and very moving. Lots of interactivity and excellent labels. The history of Southampton was also great. We’ll almost certainly be back as your ticket gets your re-entry for a year

    Fiona Pelly Avatar Fiona Pelly
    23 April 2024
  • This was a nice day out after living in Southampton for 12 years. I’ve never actually visited so I thought it was about time I have to say was a bit bigger than I thought it was going to be. As for the Titanic side of things it was okay it’s difficult because you know you’re not gonna see too much from something that sank to the bottom of the ocean but I was partly expecting a little more. Overall, a good day out and kids would love it

    craig richards Avatar craig richards
    23 April 2024

    Lovely cafe, orange cake was lovely

    Chris Stott Avatar Chris Stott
    23 April 2024
  • It’ll give you chills. It’s a very interesting place. So many activities too for kids. Only thing we didn’t like is the hot drinks in the cafe. Ordered 4 and all of them were 3/10. The museum itself is 8.5/10

    KM Avatar KM
    16 April 2024

    Eine Reise wert

    Sven Trümpelmann Avatar Sven Trümpelmann
    16 April 2024
  • Very nice and informative place to visit

    Ahmad Nateghpour Avatar Ahmad Nateghpour
    16 April 2024

    It was really a nice experience for me and my family. We could relate to some of the displays as we had watched the Titanic movie. The public needs to keep on offering condolences to southampton, especially for visitors/foreigners like us. It was really emotional.

    idris abdul ahmed Avatar idris abdul ahmed
    16 April 2024
  • Well worth a visit, 90 minutes we’ll spent

    Steve Newman Avatar Steve Newman
    9 April 2024

    Memory of The Titanic ????????

    OMAR FARUK NILU Avatar OMAR FARUK NILU
    9 April 2024
  • An absolute must, if you visit Southampton!

    Zsolt Elekes Avatar Zsolt Elekes
    9 April 2024

    A walk in time

    Gelu-Razvan Carp Avatar Gelu-Razvan Carp
    9 April 2024
  • Great exhibition…definitley worth visiting if you can..Good value too, with some interactive exhibits it’s good for all ages..

    Joy Morgan Avatar Joy Morgan
    9 April 2024

    Сама будівля музею старенька, потребує ремонту. А так кого цікавить подібна тематика, є що подивитись. Персонал привітний.Є необхідні зручності.

    Аnatolii Shkinder Avatar Аnatolii Shkinder
    2 April 2024
  • Interesting visit very informative on Southampton,s past well worth a visit

    John Scrivens Avatar John Scrivens
    2 April 2024

    Nice museum but not all featured devices were working. The gift shop has a good range of souvenirs.

    Maria Rowe Avatar Maria Rowe
    30 March 2024
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