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Now open for entries! Hampshire Young Poets Competition 2021: an annual competition to discover our county's top young poets.

2021 theme: Hopes and Dreams

Three age categories from 4 to 16. Competition closing date: Saturday 31 July 2021. Download a leaflet with more information here.


We welcome school groups and offer a range of history and STEM curriculum-based educational programmes for different ages and abilities, including the new LEGO® Mindstorms™ EV3 for Key Stages 2 and 3.

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COVID-19 Information for schools: updated 23 February 2021

(Next update due: 18 May 2021)

COVID-19 Hazard Information for Schools (v9 23 Feb 2021)

COVID-19 FAQs for Schools (v9 23 Feb 2021)

School bookings for 2021

Milestones Museum is currently closed and we will re-open as soon as we can. Unfortunately we are unable to welcome school visits until at least 8 June 2021.

We are taking bookings from 8 June onwards for all programmes, subject to government guidance in place at that time:

  • One school 'bubble' per day
  • Maximum of 64 students

Changes or cancellations to bookings due to government guidance on COVID-19 will not be charged.

Alternatively, other learning resources are also available:

Please contact us with any queries: milestones.schools@hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk

Best wishes, Milestones Learning team


Please watch this short video which shows you what to expect, what you will see, and what to do on arrival at Milestones.