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The Novium

Chichester’s new museum!

Built on top of the remains of the city’s Roman bathhouse, Chichester’s new museum opened it’s doors for the first time on 8th July 2012. The Novium http://www.thenovium.org/ is home to nearly half a million social history, archaeology and geology artefacts and traces our footprints through history.

The Novium offers intriguing stories from Chichester District connected with extraordinary artefacts in a brand new, state-of -the-art building. Alongside the commitment to preserve our rich local heritage, The Novium also provides visitors with a glimpse into the past 500,000 years.

Set in the heart of Chichester, The Novium features exciting exhibitions, dynamic events, interactive activities for all ages, and an award-winning learning programme. Visitors will also find a tourist information point and a shop offering unique gifts.