Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre
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Registered  Charity No. 278722
A Museum for the whole Family

Ale at Amberley evening tickets - Now on sale Click Here for details

Special offers at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

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

Contact Us
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

Saturday 1st August

In addition to our events programme - Hawking About will be at Amberley Museum on Saturday 1st August.

Summer Holiday Fun at
Amberley Museum


Toddler Tuesdays
All tuesdays in august 11am - 12:30pm
a morning of themed activities
for accompanied under 5s

Trails, Colouring-in, storytelling...
Under 4s Free entry
all parents will receive a
complimentary hot drink from the Limeburners cafe.

We are holding 'Toddler Tuesdays' for a morning of organised, themed activities for accompanied under 5s.
Every Tuesday throughout August.

Take part in a 'Bug Hunters Trail'
Get creative in the Barn with colouring-in activities.
Engage with a popular storytelling session.
All parents will receive a free hot drink from the cafe. Activities running from 11-12:30, however why not stay for the rest of the day, relax and enjoy the whole Museum.

Family fun activity days
held on wednesdays in august
Also Sunday 2nd, and Sunday 16th

- Click here for the dates -
traditional fun and games, art

activities, visit our craftspeople,
try your hand at age old skills.

Hawking about will be with us on many of the activity days,

Owl flying displays taking place in Humphrey's Barn

at 11:30am, 1:30pm, & 3:15pm.

Hawking About will however be here for the full day, providing the opportunity to get up close to birds of prey.

Sunday 2nd August

Family Fun Activities
with Hawking About

Enjoy old fashioned family fun with games and activities for all ages.

Hawking About will be here in 
Humphrey's Barn

  • Have fun playing traditional board games. 
Various family activities, such as:
  • Tombola, Face painting, Hook a duck, Toy hoop la...
    Small charges applicable to cover prizes.
  • Take part in a brick building challenge.
  • Come and see Maisie the Suffolk Punch horse in action with our Post Office cart which has just been restored by the Wheelwrights at Amberley Museum and will be on its maiden voyage! Maisie will also be providing rides for the public in her own cart.
  • Visit the Printing workshop, and have a go at printing your name on a card.
  • Try your hand at traditional letter carving, at £2.50 in the Greenwood Village; in addition there will be demonstrations on greenwood working.

See snippets of Amberley Museum at our new Youtube Channel

Ale at Amberley - Evening
tickets now on sale

our 10th Anniversary

Friday      4th
Saturday 5th & 
Sunday    6th September 2015

Celebrate ten years of Ale at Amberley! 

Come and enjoy an amazing beer festival in the heart of the South Downs at Amberley Museum.
Over 80 local and national beers, ciders and perries.
Friday and Saturday day sessions 12noon - 4:30pm
Normal Museum entry price, pay on the door. Museum open as normal from 10:00am.
Click here for prices
Friday & Saturday evening sessions 6pm - 10:30pm Avanced tickets only, £5.00 a ticket.
To book evening tickets, download a booking form here ,
Alternatively, telephone the Museum office on:
01798 831 370 option 4


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