Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre
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A Museum for the whole Family

Special offers at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Pottery Festival 30th anniversary 
- Special offer on arriving between 10:00am and 11:30am-
For those who arrive between 10:00am and 11:30am on either Saturday 4th or Sunday 5th July

We are rolling back our admission price to £1.60 for everyone. That's the 1985 adult price, how much it cost on the day the pottery barn first opened
In celebration of 30 years of the Pottery barn at Amberley Museum.
Fantastic Fish Fridays - Museum admission and a fish & chip lunch, all for £10
The Museum is pleased to announce that Fantastic Fish Fridays are back by popular demand!
Arrive between 12:30pm and 2:30pm, present a copy of this voucher and get admission to the Museum along with an amazing fish and chip lunch, all for £10.00.
Here's the voucher you need. It's valid every Friday until the end of July. 

Click the voucher to print a copy

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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.

This Weekend

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th July

Pottery Festival

We are offering visitors who arrive between 10:00am and 11:30am, entry to Amberley Museum for just £1.60 each! That's the 1985 adult price, in celebration of 30 years of the Pottery Barn at Amberley Museum

A weekend celebrating the 30th anniversary of the opening of our pottery. See various potters in action and enjoy this popular craft.

New Event

Pottery Festival
Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th July

A celebration of 30 years at the Pottery Barn.
The pottery festival is the first of its kind for Amberley Museum and brings those passionate about working with clay together for a weekend of celebration.
We hope to provide a ceramic spectacle for the general public with stalls offering sales and active demonstrations of working with clay, together with a great networking opportunity for potters.
For further information on the event, please contact the Museum office.
or visit the Potter's own website
Watch Keith Menear, one of the Amberley Museum craftspeople, make a pot. He describes weighing and preparing the clay, throwing it on the wheel and demonstrates making the finished item.

Coming up soon

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th July

Listermania Railway Gala

This year along with Lister engines on our railway, we will also have road Lister trucks around the grounds of the Museum site.

Forthcoming special events

Sunday 19th July

See snippets of Amberley Museum at our new Youtube Channel

Classic Car Summer Show

A delightful showcase of classic motor vehicles and accessories from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s with some owners in fashions from the period. Why not come in fancy dress from your favourite era?
With approximately 200 vehicles entered so far varying from: Morris Mini Minors - Jensen Interceptors, it's sure to be a great show.


Further dates proposed for the Amberley Footplate Experience.

With the previously published dates now being fully booked 2 additional dates have been added to this year's footplate courses. If you missed out and are still interested, then please contact the Museum as soon as possible.
Sunday 16 August 2015 Now fully booked
Wednesday 9 September 2015 - Just one space remaining now!
The Museum passenger train will also be steam worked on these new dates
  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