Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Southampton


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Estimated cost £5 (adult) Estimated duration 1-2 hours Distance away Less than a mile away
It may not look like it, but Southampton has a lot of history. Track it down at the Tudor House on Bugle Street, where its black-and-white timber building hides an even older medieval home behind. Explore the stories of residents of Southampton here from over eight centuries today between 10am and 2.15pm.
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Welcome to the Southampton edition of A Thing To Do Today: your Southampton culture attendant, and the ultimate independent curated guide to the very best of what to do today in Southampton. Whether it's budget or bespoke, from local tourist attractions to hidden gems, cultural events and even adventurous things to do, if you're in and around Southampton, whether you're visiting or a local, ATTDT is here to help.

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