Discover how Lymington, New Milton, the surrounding villages and landscapes were shaped by events from pre-history to the present.
St. Barbe Museum & Art Gallery is truly a local museum, where a wealth of original artefacts, historic photographs and works of art bring alive the stories of smugglers, boat builders, shop keepers and salt makers through times of war and peace.
The museum offers a unique insight into the local history of the area, for both visitors and locals alike. The museum is a great family destination with activities for all ages throughout the year.
The programme of art exhibitions bring work of national and international significance to Lymington and display the best local art, while the superb gift shop offers local produce and unique gifts made by local artists and craft makers.
The museum also provides a local visitor information service, which is resourced by a dedicated and knowledgeable team of volunteers.
St. Barbe's Museum and Art Gallery is an independent museum and registered charity.