SeaCity Museum

Plan your visit

In this section you’ll find lots of information to help you plan your day.

We strongly advise booking tickets before visiting –  Book your tickets here or call 023 8083 2020 for on the day ticket availability


COVID-19 guidance:

Please note we strongly recommend wear face coverings in our venues to help keep everyone safe.

Our one-way system is still in place for social distancing, so please do give each other plenty of space in the museum.

There are plenty of hand sanitisers around the museum for visitors to use and we’ll be continuing our increased cleaning regime.

Education groups planning visits upon opening can book through

We can’t wait to welcome you back.


Tickets and Opening times

Monday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm (Last entry 3.30pm).

From 1 April 2022 there will be a small price rise to assist in offsetting the increasing operational costs.


Ticket Prices from 1 April 2022 (All exhibitions)

  • Adults: £9.50
  • Children: £7.00 (Under 16s )
  • Concessions: £7.50 (65+ and students)
  • Family (2 adults and 3 children): £29.00
  • Under 5s: FREE
  • Groups (10+ pre-booked): Discount of £1.00 per ticket

Southampton Stories Only Prices (Pavilion) from 1 April 2022

  • Adults: £4.00
  • Children: £3.00 (Under 16s)
  • Concessions: £3.50 (65+ and students)
  • Family (2 adults and 3 children): £12.00
  • Groups (10+ pre-booked): Discount of £0.50 per ticket

Carers go free with a full paying disabled adult/child.


Joint tickets with Tudor House and Garden and annual passes are available – find out more here.

For more information about ticket prices and opening times please click here.

Luggage Policy

Lockers are available at SeaCity Museum for paying visitors to the museum.

Handbag/rucksack size (Approx 27cm x 32cm);
£2 for 2 hrs
£3 for 3 hrs

Medium holdall (Approx 40cm x 80cm);
£4 for 2 hrs
£6 for 3 hrs

For reasons of security and safety, Sea City Museum has a maximum bag size policy in place. Luggage with wheels &/or larger than 56x40x21cm will not be admitted and need to be stored elsewhere or in the lockers before entering the museum. Ocean@Robins Nest, 129 High St, Southampton SO14 2BR provide a luggage storage service. 07812717628. Please do not leave bags unattended at any time. The Museum reserves the right to vary or alter these conditions without prior notice.


Museum address: SeaCity Museum, Havelock Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 7FY

SeaCity Museum has a suggested last entry time of 3.30pm as we recommend that you allow 2 – 3 hours to fully enjoy your visit.  Our last visitor entry time to SeaCity Museum is 3.30pm as the museum closes at 5pm. Download the Titanic Trail to accompany your visit.

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My Journey Southampton

You can plan your journey to SeaCity Museum quickly and easily on the My Journey Southampton website.

On Foot
SeaCity Museum is situated on Havelock Road, on the former location of the magistrate’s court and Southampton Central Police Station. The museum is on the west facing side of the building with the entrance directly beneath the clock tower.

By Train
The museum is only 5 minutes walk from Southampton Central Station.  Find out more about train times and and buy tickets from South Western Railway.

By Bus
The museum is situated on the main bus routes with services provided by all operators which stop on Havelock Road and Commercial Road.
For more information and routes please visit either the First BusBluestar or Uni link websites.     

By Bicycle
Bicycle racks are located outside the museum on Havelock Road.

By Ferry
The Hythe and Isle of Wight Ferry connections are located within approximately a 10 minute drive or 30 minute walk from SeaCity Museum.
For more information please visit the Red Funnel Ferry or Hythe Ferry websites.

You can plan your pan-European trip to SeaCity Museum using

By Road
Directions from the M3:

Drive from M3 to Hampshire. Take exit 14 from M3 > Take A33 to A3024 in Southampton > At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Bassett Ave/A33 > Continue to follow A33
Go through 1 roundabout > At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Brunswick Pl/A3024 > Continue to follow A3024 >  SeaCity Museum is on your left, on Havelock Road. The Civic Centre Clock Tower is a good reference point as the museum entrance is directly below it.  

Directions from M27

Take exit 5 from M27 > Take A335 to A3024 in Southampton > At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Stoneham Way/A335 > Continue to follow A335 > Continue onto Dorset St/A33 > At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Brunswick Pl/A3024 > Continue to follow A3024 > The Civic Centre Clock Tower is a good reference point as the museum entrance is directly below it.


There are a number of city car parks within easy walking distance, the closest three being West Park Multi Storey, Civic Centre Forecourt and Marlands Multi Storey. Find more information on local parking.

By Air
Southampton Airport is nearby, approximately 10 minutes by train or 20 minutes by taxi.


Southampton has a wide range of hotel options. Search HotelsCombined to find hotels nearby.

Self-catering offers a beautiful selection of cottages across Hampshire. Each unique property provides the perfect base to explore the regions diverse attractions whilst enjoying a variety of contemporary living or traditional accommodation options.

New Forest Living has a fantastic choice of self-catering holiday cottages in the nearby New Forest, within easy reach of Southampton and the SeaCity Museum. From small romantic cottages to big houses perfect for get-togethers, they have a place to stay for every occasion.