Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Southampton is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Southampton a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Southampton.
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Best of Art and Cultural Places to Visit
Discover the local culture and art of Southampton.
Commercial Road | Civic Centre, Southampton SO14 7 LP, England
10:00 am - 03:00 pm
This is an important gallery that houses the art history spanning about 8 centuries. From Tudor to Renaissance to contemporary the gallery has about 3700 works. One can see a distinct evolution in western art as one walks through the halls. The gallery is located in Southampton’s Civic Centre which is the only other building which is heated w...
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High Street, Southampton SO14 2NS, England
One of the oldest churches in England it was built as far back as 1160 on High street then known as English street. It was then pulled down and rebuilt on the same place in 1320. It was a centre of worship during the middle ages when crusader would flock by huge numbers there to worship. Later during WWII it destroyed completely during the Blitz at...
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St Michael's Square, Southampton SO14 2AD, England
07:30 am - 08:00 pm
The history of this church dates back to the Norman invasion of Southampton around 1070 A.D. The foundations were laid back then after which the church was built. As time passed, chapels were added on both sides and later a spire was constructed. The church is an interesting blend of Norman, French and English architecture.
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University of Southampton Highfield Campus, Highfield Rd, Southampton, Hampshire SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
John Hansard Gallery is located inside the campus of University of Southampton. One of Southampton’s leading contemporary art galleries, the John Hansard Gallery is one of a kind. Their motto is to make the contemporary art available to the world through various outreach methods. They range from research, publications, exhibitions, off-site p...