Lymington Museum Trust. St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery

Lymington Museum Trust. St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery

At a glance


  • Arts
  • Children / families
  • Education
  • Local / community
  • Museums / heritage
  • Older people / later life
  • Young people

Other details

Geographical remit: 


Aims & activities

  • The museum records, preserves and interprets the history of the area between the new forest and the sea. 
  • The art gallery works with regional and national art galleries to stage exhibitions combining both local and national interest.
  • Activities/events are organised 'in house' for youngsters, families, schools, the elderly and those with limited mobility.

About St Barbe

Located at the heart of the beautiful, historic coastal market town of Lymington, St Barbe is both a dynamic museum and highly regarded art gallery that appeals to both locals and New Forest visitors. The museum explores the history of Lymington and the New Forest Coast, inspired by local pride, and supported by the local community, its collections and colourful, hands-on displays offer a fascinating insight into the area for all ages.


What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage.

Who the charity helps.

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • The general public/mankind.

How the charity works.

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space.
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information.
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

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