God's House Tower | Arts & Heritage Venue

Welcome to GHT, a brand new arts and heritage venue at the entrance to Southampton’s fascinating Old Town. Join us for inspirational art, stunning rooftop views and 700 years of history.

Explore and discover the fascinating history of GHT, with exhibitions, talks, workshops and ‘Stories Behind the Stones,’ an immersive four-floor heritage experience.

Unveil GHT’s dark history with a Tower Tour, where each floor takes you on a journey in time, from the 14th-century sacking of Southampton to stunning views over the modern-day city.

This major refurbishment of one of Southampton’s most important buildings includes two new galleries showing contemporary art and important works from prestigious South Coast collections.

The Heritage: Live! programme includes events with some of the best writers, artists and historians, all exploring Southampton’s iconic coastline and GHT’s lost connection to the sea.

The historic gateway into Old Southampton is open once again – and we can’t wait to welcome you!

GHT Tower and Exhibitions:
Monday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm

Hoxton Bakehouse Cafe:
Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
(take-away service only from 4pm – 5pm)
Saturday and Sunday 10am – 5pm

*Please check for seasonal and events opening hours.

Admission price 

Tower pass:

  • £5.00 – Adult
  • £4.00 – Concessions: children aged 5-16, students with valid ID, over 60s
  • £15.00 – Family ticket for up to four people (must include one adult)
  • £8.00 – Southampton Tourist Guide Association combined Old Town tour and Tower ticket

Why should I visit?

    • Inspirational art venue
    • An immersive four-floors heritage experience
    • A programme of events with some of the best writers, artists and historians
    • Enjoy a delicious treat in the onsite Hoxton Bakehouse Cafe
    • Fantastic views across Southampton from the Tower roof top
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Where to find us

Address

God's House Tower

Town Quay Road

Southampton

SO14 2NY

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By car: postcode is SO14 2NY.

M3: At junction 13, Use the left 2 lanes to exit towards So’ton Docks/Bournemouth. Merge onto M27. At junction 3, Use the left 2 lanes to take the M271 (S) exit to Southampton/Docks. Take the exit for A33 from M271. Follow A33 to Town Quay. Park at Mayflower Park or at Gloucester Square car park on High Street.

M27: At junction 8, take the A3024 exit to Southampton/East Docks/Hamble. Continue on A3024. Take Botley Rd/B3033 and A3025 to Town Quay.

By train: The nearest train station is Southampton Central which is one mile from God’s House Tower, a seven minute bus journey or a 20 minute walk.

Woolston Station is 1.3 miles away, a 14 minute bus journey or a 30 minute walk.

By bus: The following Bluestar buses stop at Town Quay:

U1 – connects Airport Parkway Station, Highfield Interchange, the City Centre and Town Quay.

U6 – connects the General Hospital, Highfield Interchange, the City Centre and Town Quay.

Quayconnect – connects Southampton Central Station, Asda Store, West Quay and Town Quay

The First bus no.3 stops at Friary House, a short walk from GHT. It connects with Thornhill,