Browse Exhibits (9 total)

Emsworth Historic Properties

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This exhibition is the digital version of a physical exhibition run at Emsworth Museum in 2017. The exhibition was researched and hosted by Clive Pugh a local historian and enthusiastic supporter of Emsworth Museum.

Pycroft's Brickyard


The information in the short exhibition has been taken from one of the very many folders sitting on the shelves of Emsworth Museum. At the heart of the folder are  photographs taken by a Mr. J.P. Cole. Mr Cole donated the photographs to the museum in 1995 not long after the last bricks were produced in the summer of 1990. The collection of photographs were entitled "The Workings of a Brickworks at Hayling Island" and each of the photgraphs  annotated to show the progress through a season of brickmaking

The Roman Warblington Villa

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The Chichester and District Archaeology Society (CDAS) has been working on the site of the Warblington Villa complex since 2006 and has carried out excavations on four occasions in the past four years - the last time in 2014. The work has been supported by Chichester Harbour Conservancy, English Heritage (now Historic England), Havant Borough Council and Hampshire County Council.

Emsworth Sailing Club Centenary


Emsworth Sailing Club celebrated their centenary in 2019. As part of the celebration club members spent two years designing and developing an exhibition to commemorate the event. 

Emsworth Oysters


Oysters have played an important part in the history of Emsworth. Read about that history and how the museum can help you discover more.

History of Emsworth

Read about the history of the museum and explore the history of Emsworth.

PG Wodehouse

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Not only did PG Wodehouse live in Emsworth and number of the characters in his books are associated with the town. Take a look at this online exhibition and then vist the museum to see the PG Wodehouse exhibits on show.