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Telephone code: 02380
Postcode: SO1
Population: 230000
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The Medieval Merchants House, a National Trust property and one of the earliest surviving English merchants’ houses dating back to the 13th century, is vividly brought to life in the Middle Ages by a free audio tour. The house was once the property of John Fortin, a wine merchant and his family. - Carol

Southampton Maritime Museum has records of the city’s maritime history with exhibitions, displays and provides educational information.- Carol

Southampton Museum of Archeology. Gods House Tower, at the southeastern corner of the town’s walls, is home to the city’s archeological riches with prehistoric, Roman, Saxon and Medieval artefacts within the 13th century gatehouse and 15th century gallery and great tower.- Carol

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