The Brooks Experience
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
Within the modern Brooks Shopping Centre in central Winchester is this award-winning historic display depicting life in Roman and Medieval Winchester. Through audio and video exhibits and dioramas depicting scenes from Winchester's past, shoppers can explore the colourful history of the area. The displays are based on actual excavated remains, and are as accurate a portrayal of historic Winchester as possible.
The name "Brooks" refers to the ancient watercourses than now run beneath downtown Winchester. The name has been in existence since the 16th century.
About Brooks Experience
Address: Brooks Shopping Centre, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO23 8QY
Attraction Type: Museum
Location: On the lower level of The Brooks shopping centre.
Website: Brooks Experience
Photo Credit: Jaggery, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low to exceptional) on historic interest
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