Museum of Island History

Frequently Asked Questions for this Service

Question: Where is the Museum of Island History?

Answer: The Museum of Island History is located in the historic Guildhall on Newport High St. The museum is located behind the Tourist Information Centre.

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Question: I am doing some research. I would like to know more about Island history. Who can I contact for more information?

Answer: To find out more about the museum collections of the Isle of Wight Heritage Service please contact the Curator 01983 823433.



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Question: Does the Museum of Island History have disabled access?

Answer: Yes the Museum of Island History is fully accessible to wheelchair users.

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Question: Does the Museum of Island History have a shop?

Answer: There is a shop selling Isle of Wight produce within the Tourist Centre at the front of the museum.

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Question: Does the Museum of Island History have car parking facilities?

Answer: No the Museum of Island History does not have a car park. Parking is available nearby within car parks and on street parking.

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Question: I would like to know more about the Isle of Wight Council’s museums. Who can I contact?

Answer: To find out more about the Museum of Island History, Cowes Maritime Museum or Newport Roman Villa please contact the Curator 01983 823433.

To find out more about Dinosaur Isle please contact 01983 404344.


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Question: I would like to donate an item to the museum who do I contact?

Answer: If you have an item that you would like to donate to the museum, then please contact the Curator 01983 823433.


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Question: Is there an admission charge to the Museum of Island History?

Answer: Yes there is an admission charge of £2 per adults and £1.20 for children. A family ticket is available for £5 (2 adults, 2 children).

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