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St. Barbe Museum tel:01590 676969 Web
New St, Lymington SO41 9BH
The displays at St. Barbe Museum tell the story of Lymington and the New Forest coastal area, which includes New Milton, Barton-on-Sea and the parishes of Milford-on-Sea, Hordle, Sway and Boldre.
New Forest Museum tel:023 8028 3444 Web
Located in the main car park in Lyndhurst SO43 7NY
The New Forest Museum has displays and activities that relate to the New Forest National Park.
Dimbola Photographic Museum Web
Terrace Lane, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight PO40 9QE

Julia Margaret Cameron, the famous Victorian portrait photographer, lived at Dimbola Lodge from 1860 until 1875, where she photographed the cream of Victorian Society. Dimbola Lodge is now a Museum dedicated to the life and works of Julia Margaret Cameron.
Red House Museum tel:0845 603 5635 Web
Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU

Built as a workhouse in 1764, it now houses a variety of local history, costume, geology, natural history and archaeology.
Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum tel:01425 620777 Web
Bashley Cross Rd, New Milton BH25 5SZ
300 rare and classic motorcycles on display in four galleries.
Eling Tide Mill tel:023 8086 9575 Web
The Tollbridge, Eling SO40 9HF

It was abandoned in the 1940s, but had the good fortune to survive until it was restored between 1975 and 1980, at which time it re-opened as both a working mill, and a museum to this part of our industrial heritage. It is the one of the only fully working and productive tide mill in the United Kingdom producing flour as it had throughout the last Millennium and one of only a handful of mills in the entire world producing flour on a regular basis.