Southdown lambs

Easter at the Museum

Monday 08 April to Monday 22 April 2019
10.30am - 5.30pm

The Museum is a wonderful place to visit at Easter. From our traditional Easter weekend to family-friendly Easter activities – there’s something for everyone!

Easter marks the start of our main season, when the longer days and warmer weather can be enjoyed against the stunning backdrop of our 40-acre site in the South Downs National Park.

Easter holiday activities

Activities run from Monday 8 – Easter Monday 22 April 2019.

Try craft activities and play traditional games. You can also see our heavy horses, as well as Southdown lambs and sheep, our working oxen and other traditional farm animals.

Easter at the Museum and the Easter Bake

From Good Friday 19 – Easter Monday 22 April 2019 visitors can experience traditional Easter preparations and celebrations, which begin with the traditional Good Friday bake in Winkhurst Tudor kitchen.

Activities vary each daily and include egg painting, bonnet making and an Easter bonnet parade in the Market Square on Easter Monday.

Programme for Friday 19 April

Programme for Saturday 20 April

Programme for Sunday 21 April

Programme for Monday 22 April

Information for visitors

Dogs on short leads are welcome and there is free parking. The Museum’s waterside café will be open and there are lots of picnic areas. The Museum is open daily from 10.30am until 5.30pm. Visitors with disabilities are advised to read our accessibility pages in advance of their visit.

Join as an Annual Member

With a year’s free general admission,  including entry to our fantastic annual shows, plus new exhibit buildings to explore, there has never been a better time to become a member of the Museum. Individual membership starts from just £32 a year and pays for itself in just three visits. Find out more.