The Isle of Wight has a wealth of captivating museums and galleries, many of them holding thousands of objects and photos which tell the story of the Isle of Wight and the people who had such an impact on it.
Head to the venues below, where you can find out more about Isle of Wight Hidden Heroes. They’ll be holding exhibitions, talks and loads more. If you’ve been before, why not visit again – there’ll be something new to see.
Carisbrooke Castle Museum is an Accredited local history museum run by an independent Charitable Trust, sited within a medieval castle in the care of English Heritage.
It was founded in 1898 by HRH Princess Beatrice, Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter, as a memorial to her husband, Prince Henry of Battenberg.