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The University of Southampton
The Society for Renaissance 6th Biennial Conference 2014

Local attractions

Things to do in and around Hampshire.

Tudor House and Garden

Southampton's most important historic building, Tudor House reveals over 800 years of history in one fascinating location at the heart of the Old Town. The timber-framed building facing St Michael's Square was built in the late 15th Century, with King John's Palace, an adjacent Norman house accessible from Tudor House Garden, dating back a further 300 years.

Jane Austen Trail

Jane Austen lived in Southampton from 1807 to1809. There is a Jane Austen Trail through Southampton's Old Town. There are eight plaques each at a location associated with Jane and, available at Southampton Tourist Information Centre.

SeaCity Museum

SeaCity Museum tells the story of the people of the city, their fascinating lives and historic connections with Titanic and the sea.

Fort Nelson

Imposing Victorian form which is the home to the Royal Armouries national collection of artillery - The Big Guns.

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Many attractions including the Mary Rose Museum, HMS Victory and many others.

Southampton City Art Gallery

This gallery holds 3,500 important artworks, housed within the Civic Centre on Commercial Road. It has a large fountain and the entrance faces Watts Park.

Attractions on the University Campus:

Nuffield Theatre

Turner Sims Concert Hall

John Hansard Gallery

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