Eating & Drinking

Food and Drink at the Museum

You can find our café at the main entrance to the Museum. It’s the perfect spot for a relaxing lunch overlooking the millpond and watermill. Click here to see a example menu.

You don’t need to be a Museum visitor to enjoy our café. You are welcome anytime and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Café Opening Times

Open 7 days a week from 10am–5pm during BST and 10am–4pm at other times (Museum opens at 10.30am). See our FAQs page for up to date information.

Our café menu’s available are:

  • Breakfast 10am to 11.15am
  • Light lunches 11.30am to 3pm
  • Hot lunches 12noon to 3pm*

*Please note: the café kitchen closes at 3pm, after this we serve hot drinks and light snacks.


Hot and cold snacks, cakes, hot & cold drinks and ice creams are available from our café and our seasonal refreshment Shepherd’s huts (you will be advised on arrival if the Shepherd’s huts are open).

The café seating is available indoors and on our outdoor decking area, this is only to be used for items purchased from the Museum café. Our café is eat-in only, take-away food options are available from our seasonal refreshment Shepherd’s hut(s).

We have picnic benches located around the Museum grounds where visitors can enjoy their own picnics or takeaway food from the catering outlets.

Our Café is Dog Friendly, and Dogs are also welcome in our designated ‘Dog Friendly’ section of our café, which is located at the far end and the associated decking area.

Free Wi-Fi is available to our café customers.

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