Things to do in Emsworth - Visit the Museum

Located in North Street, the Museum, opened in1988, was formed to archive and display the history of Emsworth and its surroundings, to make the public aware of Emsworth's historical position. The Museum is entirely run by volunteers, and has a selection of the area's history displayed in articles, books, pictures, clothing ships models. 

There are  displays devoted to the old sea-faring families, and to the author P.G.Wodehouse who lived in Emsworth and incorporated several local names into his books.



The Museum is open at the following times between April & October: Saturday 10:30-4:30, Sunday 2:30-4:30 and on Bank Holidays.

Museum Opening Times in 2024
Open from Easter to October
Saturdays, Bank Hols 10.30 am – 4.30 pm.
Sundays 1.30 pm – 4.30 pm.
Fridays in August 10.30 am – 4.30 pm.

Members are welcome to visit the Museum for research but this will be by appointment only.
Please contact Dorothy Bone, 01243 373780, email:  in the first instance.


For more information visit:



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10b North Street, 
(above the Fire Station) 
PO10 7DD.  


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Tucked away in the south east corner of Hampshire on the shore of Chichester Harbour, Emsworth is a quiet and attractive yet vibrant and dynamic town.

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