TAXPAYERS in Southampton have been left with a £430,000 bill to prop up the SeaCity Museum.

Since opening two years ago the museum has failed to hit visitor and income targets, and the city council has been forced to step in to support it.

The museum, which is dedicated to the city’s maritime past, cost £15milion to build and opened to great fanfare two years ago.

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