The Novium Museum (and Chichester Tourist Information Centre), Chichester, Sussex FREE entry.

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Disability Toilet.

"The Novium has a lift and is fully accessible for wheel chair users and visitors with disabilities. A hearing loop is also available upon request at Reception. Registered guide dogs are permitted in the museum. Baby changing facilities are also available." and (last updated: 18 January 2019)

Brief description

"The Novium Museum is Chichester's free entry local history museum. Located on Tower Street in the centre of Chichester, The Novium was purpose built to show the remains of a Roman bath house. Set over 3 floors, our exhibitions tell the story of Chichester District over the past 500,000 years. From our Roman Gallery on our ground floor up to our award-winning Tim Peake exhibition on our second floor.

Chichester Tourist Information Centre is based within the Novium Museum, and our qualified Front of House staff are happy to answer your queries and can offer visitors and local residents accomodation bookings, ticket sales, information on the local area as well as a cafe service."



The Novium Museum,

Tower Street,


PO19 1QH

Email and


01243 775888  For Box Office enquiries, please call 01243 816525 or email



"The Novium Museum is located in the city centre on Tower Street directly opposite the library, a two minute walk from the Cathedral entrance.

Chichester city centre has numerous car parks, all within walking distance of The Novium.

The nearest pay and display car park, including disabled parking, is Orchard Street Car Park - a 5 minute walk from The Novium.

The Chichester District Council car parks map(Opens in a new window)  page provides further information."

Opening Times

Always check with the venue directly for up-to-date information including opening times and admission charges as they may be subject to change


"Admission prices: 

FREE entry. Some events may charge, please check the What's on listings for further information or contact the museum."


"Buses and coaches stop outside Chichester Cathedral on West Street, which is a two minute walk from the museum. It is a 15 minute walk from Chichester's train and bus stations."


Cafe (remains closed in August 2021)



Travel Information

For further travel information please see:

Or call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33
(Calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge)