A Museum for the whole Family

Special offers at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

2 for 1 entry offer - open to all visitors who arrive by train or bus
Fantastic Fish Fridays - Arrive from 12.30 and enjoy entry to the Museum and fish and chips for just £10.

Amberley Museum is situated right next to Amberley mainline railway station. Bus services are very limited. It is best to take the train.

Discover More For Less - Leave your car at home and enjoy the South Downs National Park by bus or train.
Amberley Museum is taking part in the South Downs 'More For Less' offer. Giving 2 for 1 admission (cheapest free) to visitors who get to us by bus or train.
All you need to do is show your valid train ticket (valid for that day) for all members of your party and two of you will gain admission for the price of one (cheapest free)
Cheapest free. Not in conjunction with any other offer (including group/education rates, Fish Friday deal etc)
Offer can be used on special event days, but not ticketed/pre booked.
A valid train/bus ticket to Amberley for day of visit, must be presented on arrival at the Shop.

Click the voucher to print a copy

Due to popular demand we are extending our Fantastic Fish Friday offer throughout September and October! (Excludes October 30th)
Pay just £10 for an amazing fish and chips lunch and then enjoy a leisurely stroll around the Museum.

We expect demand to be high, and the number of portions our café can cook is limited, so again please get here as early as you can, from 12.30pm onwards, to benefit from this offer. We reserve the right to offer an alternative if necessary.
Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre is set in a 36 acre site in the South Downs National Park.
Dedicated to the industrial heritage of the South East, exhibits include a narrow-gauge railway and bus service (both provide free nostalgic travel around the site), Connected Earth Telecommunications Hall, Milne Electricity Hall, Printing Workshop and much more.
The Museum is also home to traditional craftspeople, such as the blacksmith and potter.

Coming up soon

Sunday 4th October

Communication Day

Our radio and TV exhibition and Connected Earth communications hall join forces to entertain visitors with a range of communications.
Demonstrations on: Morse Keys and Telegraphy, Fibre Optics and Teleprinting. Our printing workshop will be providing information on printing processes along with an activity for children.
There will be a small group of visiting historic GPO vehicles, including Morris Van's and bicycles from the 1930s - 1980s, along with our own vehicles housed at the BT Connected Earth hall. 

See snippets of Amberley Museum at our new Youtube Channel


The first set of dates for the Amberley Footplate Experience  2016 have been released and places are available to book now

May 1st. May 29th. June 5th. June 26th. August 28th. September 11th
Please click here for further information , and details on how to book.
Please contact the Museum Office , with any queries you may have.

Job Vacancy - 05/08/15

We are looking for a competent bookkeeper to work up to 3 days a week
at the Museum.


Museum Members Information

Details of the Museum AGM and Annual report for 2014 can be found here

Museum Member's Day -
Sunday 1st November

A special members’ day with discounts in the shop and a family trail. How much do you know about the Museum? Find out with our quiz. Details on becoming a member available on our website.

Sunday 11th October

Autumn Vintage Vehicles &
Industrial Trains Day

A chance to see a selection of vintage cars, motorcycles, bicycles and more around the Museum. Plus the final day this year to see the industrial railway collection in action.

Saturday 17th October

Jamboree on the Air
for pre-booked Scout groups

For pre-booked Scout groups. Get on the air waves at our amateur radio station and be a part of this national event.

Wednesday 28th October 

Half Term Halloween Activity Day

A spooky day of activities around the site. Crafts and trails for children. The Museum will be open as usual, just turn up for themed activities and crafts for children.

Saturday 5th, Sunday 6th, Saturday 12th, Sunday 13th, Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th December – Santa Special Days

Santa Special Days

Saturday 31st October

A traditional Christmas day out at the Museum with festive rides and craft activities. Advanced booking only, see below for details.

Half Term Halloween Activity Day
and Evening Trail

More daytime Halloween activities, plus a pre-booked evening trail of spooky proportions, see below for the booking form.

Halloween at Amberley Museum

See Santa at Amberley Museum

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Saturday 5th, Sunday 6th,
Saturday 12th, Sunday 13th,
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th
December 2015
A traditional Christmas day out at the Museum with festive rides and craft activities. Every child gets a gift from Father Christmas.
Advanced booking only - Download a booking form below, alternatively telephone the Museum on 01798 831370 option 4, to make your booking.
NEW FOR 2015 - A special Amberley Christmas Trail Tale to follow.
If you book for Saturday 5th, see Santa's grand arrival at 10:30am.
Wednesday 28th October
A spooky day of activities around the site. Crafts and trails for children.
The Museum will be open as usual, just turn up for themed crafts for children. Hawking About will be here also, with their owls.
Saturday 31st October
More daytime Halloween activities and an evening ticketed event of spooky proportions – a night ride and trail. 
Advanced booking only for the Saturday 31st October evening trail - 6:00pm until 9:00pm. 
Download a booking form below, alternatively telephone the Museum on 01798 831370 option 4, to make your booking.
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  1. Kids Activities
    Kids Activities
    Wednesdays during the school holidays
  2. Regular Events
    Regular Events
    Events are held on some Saturdays and most Sundays during the season
  3. Collections
    Exhibition Halls include a Print Shop, Fire, Bus and Rail Halls, Radio, Electricity, Telecoms and Roadmaking
  4. Village Green
    Village Green
    The first area reached on entering the Museum, with a representative 1950s feel
  5. Polelathe Turning
    Polelathe Turning
    On Event & other days, in the Bodgers camp
  6. Murphy
    "Murphy" is a recent addition to the collection of Road Rollers at the Museum