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Easter at the Museum (CANCELLED)

Saturday 04 April to Sunday 19 April 2020
10.30am - 6.00pm

The health and safety of our visitors, staff and community is paramount. In light of Government issued advice, we will be cancelling all events until mid-May, after this time we will review the situation.

We are truly sorry for any inconvenience caused and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Please keep an eye on our website and social media channels for the latest updates.

Please Stay Safe.

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!

With 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 Saturday 4 – Sunday 19 April 2020.

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

Easter at the Museum and the Easter Bake

From Good Friday 10 – Easter Monday 13 April 2020 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.

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 6.00pm. 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.