Welcome to the natural history museum of Portsmouth

You can take a walk through the A-Z of Natural History, see a working beehive and visit our wonderful Butterfly House.

Cumberland House Natural History Museum is free to visit.

Please note, the museum currently remains closed at this time. We are making plans to re-open when we can do so safely. Check back for full details of when we’ll be able to open to visitors once more.

In the meantime, you can see some of our Natural History Collection in a special window display at Cascades Shopping Centre. Find out more at A World Of Wonder.