Amberley Museum
Forthcoming Events
Pop up Craft Session
Friday 31st October
Pop up crafts with an autumnal theme will appear around the site.
End of Season
Sunday 2nd November
Our farewell to the main season with visiting exhibits and stalls. See the website for concession details nearer the day.
Santa Days
Sat 6th, Sun 7th, Sat 13th, Sun 14th, Sat 20th, Sun 21st December
Experience a traditional Christmas at Santa’s cabin and elves’ workshop and enjoy all sorts of activities and free, festive rides! Tickets are available in early Autumn.

Welcome to Amberley Museum

Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre is a 36 acre site set 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, electricity hall, printing workshop and much more.

The Museum is also home to traditional crafts people, such as the blacksmith and potter. Visitors can enjoy hot and cold refreshments in the Limeburners and purchase souvenirs and books in the gift shop.

Amberley News
Discover hidden treasures at Amberley Museum
We are excited to announce the launch of our early years Ladybird Backpack Trail. Aimed at visitors aged 18 months to 5 years, the backpacks are full of fun challenges and equipment to help you explore the Museum and discover the hidden treasures of Amberley.
New woodturners building opens
The woodturners at Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre celebrated the official opening of their new building last week. The group of craftspeople, made up of members of the West Sussex Woodturners, raised the funds to pay for the workshop over seven years.

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Key: Click on a number in the map to reveal further information.

  • 01. Bagging Shed & No1 Kilns
  • 02. Peppers' Office & Hayloft Function Room
  • 03. Ironmonger's Shop
  • 04. Machine Shop
  • 05. Print Workshop
  • 06. Road Steam, Stationary Engines & Humphrey's Barn
  • 07. Wireless Exhibition
  • 08. Rural Telephone Exchange
  • 09. Broom-Makers Hut
  • 10. Tools & Trades History Society Building
  • 11. Arundel Gin Building / Foundry
  • 12. Nature Hut
  • 13. Woodturner's Shop
  • 14. Steam Crane & Timberyard
  • 15. Green Wood Village 
  • 16. Life and Lime at Amberley
  • 17. De Witt Kilns
  • 18. Pottery
  • 19. Brickyard Drying Shed
  • 20. Hove Ticket Office
  • 21. Betchworth Hall
  • 22. Quarry Tunnel AKA Mainstrike Mine
  • 23. Narrow-Gauge Railway Exhibition & Railway Workshop
  • 24. Railway Exhibition & Conservation Hall
  • 25. Electricity Hall
  • 26. Connected Earth Telecommunications Hall
  • 27. Municipal Engine House
  • 28. Wheelwrights' Yard
  • 29. Wheelwrights' Shop
  • 30. Village Garage
  • 31. Southdown Bus Garage
  • 32. Walking-Stick Maker's Hut
  • 33. Fairmile Cafe
  • 34. Fire Station
  • 35. Water-Pumping Display
  • 36. Dover Cottage Pump House
  • 37. No. 2 Kilns
  • 38. Friends' Centre
  • 39. Paviors' Museum of Roadmaking
  • 40. Storrington Bus Garage
  • 41. No. 1 Kilns, Upper Level
  • 42. Bagmender's Shed & Cobblers
  • 43. Locomotive Shed & Smithy
  • 45. Brockham Shelter
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