Ventnor Heritage Centre

"To make the past present, to bring the distant near . . . to call up our ancestors before us with all their peculiarities of language, manners, and garb, to show us over their houses, to seat us at their tables, to rummage their old-fashioned ward-robes, to explain the uses of their ponderous furniture . . . " Thomas Babington Macaulay describing what the study of history can do (written in 1828)

Contact Ventnor Heritage Centre |

Contact Ventnor Heritage Centre

Please get in touch if you have any questions  , send us an email (ventnorheritage@btconnect.com), drop in to the Heritage Centre, use the form below.

Tel: 01983 855407 (but please note we have no answerphone, and can only pick up phone on Saturday mornings in the winter)

 


From our archives

Burts Brewery workers in the 1880s

Burts brewery was established in Ventnor in the 1840s using water from a spring on St Boniface Down.  This picture, taken in the 1880s, shows some of the brewery workers - and a dog. The brewery finally closed in 2009.Read more...

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