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The Novium

Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1QH, England
+44 1243 775888
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Brilliant Lego Flying Scotsman

The Novium is just a short walk from the Cathedral, there is a small café and shop at the entrance... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ian M
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
Had a Great Time

There are a range of activities across the 3 floors including ,on the third floor, a room filled... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ilana M
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“roman bath” (26 reviews)
“local history” (22 reviews)
“free museum” (10 reviews)
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Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1QH, England
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+44 1243 775888
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"excellent museum"
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Reviewed yesterday

The Novium is just a short walk from the Cathedral, there is a small café and shop at the entrance. Ground floor has a Roman theme including exhibits found where the former Shippams Factory was and Roman flooring, first floor local history and the upper...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a range of activities across the 3 floors including ,on the third floor, a room filled with LEGO displays and an area were you can build your own LEGO creations. At the entrance there is a gift shop and as you walk further...More

Thank Ilana M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The current special exhibition is a collection of Lego items and dioramas. The centrepiece is a fantastic steam locomotive with cutaway carriages. On the ground floor are Roman remains. Entrance is free - but please consider leaving a donation to help defray costs. This has...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One floor dedicated to Lego; One floor with a big display with artifacts from across Chichester’s history cramped in such that you have to look it together with 20 other people (and their kids) whilst enjoying the screaming of toddlers trying on fancy dresses. I...More

Thank Floris S
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TheNovium, Public Relations Manager at The Novium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Floris S, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit to The Novium Museum. We pride ourselves on being child friendly, and, being the school summer holidays and within the first week of our new Bricks Britannia exhibition opening, we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the museum on Mon. 30/07/2018. Both children were engrossed with the Lego exhibition and really searched to find the models hidden among the other exhibits. We were too late to book a morning Lego pit session, but they were both eager to return...More

Thank Elizabeth F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful exhibition of Lego! My nephew loved it and wanted to show us all the different exhibits especially the enormous Flying Scotsman train 🚂 complete with sounds and steam. There was a building table in the corner too. I would thoroughly recommend this...More

Thank jlowe1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a rainy summers day, currently a temporary Lego exhibition which was great and had a huge orient express made from Lego. You can prebook Lego building workshops but there is also a large table with Lego available to build. The museum itself is...More

Thank thewillisfamily2016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip for the family . My teens loved seeing history through Lego models. We loved the steam train and it’s passengers , some even on the loo. Great fun , well worth an hour

Thank lisahaycoxotoole
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great morning at the museum - kids loved the Lego exhibition and all the hands-on activities. And the main museum was great too - lots of dressing up, colouring and interactive bits - many thanks. And a good coffee too!

Thank HRG80
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place!! You can see a small section of excavation of a bath house at the beginning of the museum. It appears small to start with but extends upstairs. The thing I noticed most in the absence of my four year old grandson...More

Thank TRACY632013
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7 November 2017|
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Response from Wendy S | Reviewed this property |
If I remember rightly the was a mosaic from Chilgrove but maybe call them for a definitive answer, sorry to be vague!
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