Amberley Museum

Type:Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT

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About

Travel back in time and experience the South’s industrial and rural heritage for a unique day out in West Sussex.

Explore 36 acres of history nestled in the heart of the South Downs National Park. With over 40 different exhibits to discover, from transport to industry to communications there is something for all ages and interests!

There is a narrow-gauge railway and bus service which visitors can ride on every day the Museum is open, all included in the general admission.

Formally known as the Amberley Chalk Pits, the Museum site was once a working chalk quarry from the 1840s until the 1960s. Many of the original buildings can still be seen including four sets of lime kilns. Our Life and Lime display explores the history of the chalk pits and its workers.

There are plenty of hands-on interactives across the Museum, where you can learn about the evolution of communications or find out how electricity is made. Explore a collection of over 25 vintage vehicles across the site – there is even a bus over 100 years old!

You can also see a variety of traditional crafts demonstrated by volunteers at this West Sussex Visitor Attraction.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult tickets (17+)£14.50 adult
Adult tickets (17+) Gift Aid£16.00 adult
Child (5-16)£7.00 child
Child (5-16) Gift Aid£7.70 child
Child (Under 5)Free
Family 1 adult +3 children£26.00 family
Family 1 adult +3 children GiftAid£28.60 family
Family 2 adult +3 child£39.00 family
Family 2 adult +3 child GiftAid£43.00 family
Senior (60+) and Student£12.50 per person
Senior (60+) and Student Gift Aid£13.75 per person

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Directions

Road Directions

We are on the B2139 between Storrington and Arundel in West Sussex. Our free car park is next to Amberley Station.

Public Transport Directions

Amberley Station is on the Arun Valley line which runs from London Victoria to Arundel and then on to Bognor Regis, Chichester and Portsmouth. Please check the timetable carefully as not every train stops at Amberley. Amberley train station is just by the Museum gate, with a walk of around 200m to the Museum ticket office.  

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Education/study area
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Wireless internet (WiFi) connection available

Key Features

  • No Smoking Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

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Opening Times

Season (12 Feb 2022 - 31 Oct 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
Season (1 Nov 2022 - 31 Jan 2023)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday10:00 - 16:00
Thursday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

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