Winchester Discovery Centre -  celebrating its tenth birthday

Over the last ten years, it's lent out more than 3 million books and hosted thousands of exhibitions, concerts, comedy gigs, events and talks

front of discovery centre

Every year more than 533,000 visitors pass through Winchester Discovery Centre’s doors, making it one of the city’s most visited destinations. Home to Winchester’s main library, it also houses an 180 seat theatre, two free public art galleries, learning spaces, an IT suite and a café, as well as a vast digital library.

What's on

For details of all upcoming events at Winchester Discovery Centre, visit our events page.

Find out what's happening at Winchester Discovery Centre by downloading our autumn What's on guide, or call the box office on 01962 873603

Autumn guide 2018

What’s here:

  • Winchester’s main library with thousands of books, plus a vast digital library you can download for free
  • 180 seat theatre hosting comedy, live music gigs, plays and talks
  • 2 free public art galleries showing international and national touring exhibitions
  • IT suite
  • destination café and shop featuring a 20 metre tapestry by artist Alice Kettle
discovery centre cafe
discovery centre mezzanine
reading in the discovery centre
discovery centre mezzanine

For more information about opening times and how to find Winchester Discovery Centre, please visit the main Winchester Discovery Centre page.

Winchester Discovery Centre is a much loved setting in the heart of the city, providing a world-class centre for creativity, learning and culture. It’s an essential part of the city’s cultural identity. Join with us this year to celebrate its 10th anniversary.