Come and discover rescued rural homes and buildings set in a beautiful landscape in the South Downs National Park. The Weald and Downland Museum collection tells the stories of the people who lived and worked in rural South East England over 1,000 years.
Please note that, due to the open air site, they operate summer and winter opening hours for safety reasons.
- 1 January – 23 December 2020: open daily
- 24-25 December 2020: closed for Christmas
- 26-27 December 2020: open daily
- 28-31 December 2020: closed for Christmas holidays
- 10.30am – 6pm during British Summer Time (late March to late October).
10.30am – 4pm at other times.
A dog friendly museum
Enjoy a family-friendly and dog-friendly 40-acre site and visit our collection of historic buildings – more than 50 to explore from a replica Anglo-Saxon hall house to an Edwardian tin church.
There is a regular programme of demonstrations, including milling in the 17th century working watermill; cooking in a Tudor kitchen; plus seasonal demonstrations. Take a walk in the woods, visit the waterside café or enjoy your own picnic.
To visit the Weald and Downland Museum near Chichester contact Holt Services