Plan & Book Your Visit

An Experience You Won’t Forget

Bring your group for an experience they won’t forget and the chance to see, touch and even smell what life was like in the past.

For details of what your group can do at the Museum, please visit the relevant Key Stage pages. If you need us to come to you, see our Outreach page for further information including rates.


EYFS (aged 3-5 years): £4.75
Key Stage 1 and 2 (aged 5-11 years): £4.75
Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 (aged 11-18 years): £4.75
FE/HE Students (aged 18+): £6.75

Accompanying Adults

EYFS/Key Stage 1 – 1 accompanying adult FREE for every 6 pupils, additional adults only £4.75 per head
Key Stages 2 to 5 – 1 accompanying adult FREE for every 8 pupils, additional adults only £4.75 per head
FE/HE (aged 18+) – 1 accompanying adult FREE for every 10 students, additional adults only £6.75 per head

Adults accompanying SEND children FREE

Coach and car parking FREE

Museum-led workshops £35/£45/£90 depending on duration, please see separate entries for details. Workshops can currently accommodate up to 15 participants. If you have more than 15 participants you will need to book multiple workshops.

Demonstrations around the Museum vary from day to day. We often have millers and blacksmiths working but if you have something particular in mind please mention it when booking and we’ll see what can be arranged.

To book your visit please complete the online enquiry form, email or phone the school bookings line on 01243 811459

Travel Bursary Fund – New for 2022!

We are aware that the cost of getting here can be a problem for some schools, so we are delighted to be able to offer a travel bursary from September 2022. We can offer up to £400 towards your travel costs. To see if you are eligible and to apply follow the link below.

Don’t forget to take a look too at the grants on offer from the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA).

Preparing for Your Visit

We recommend that you make a FREE preliminary visit to the Museum to help plan your day and complete your Risk Assessments. Please contact us in advance, if you would like to meet a member of the Learning Team to discuss your visit. On the day of your Preliminary Visit, please bring identification from your school or your booking confirmation.

To help prepare for the visit and give your group an idea of what to expect on the day, we have prepared this Visual Guide.

For further resources, please visit our Resources page.


Please note we require 21 full working days’ notice of cancellation. Those failing to give the required notice will be subject to charges.

Health & Safety

Schools are required to complete their own risk assessments, which take into account any specific needs that the group they are bringing may have. The Museum has comprehensive codes of practice and policies covering Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Risk Assessments and First Aid. Copies are available at the time of booking.

Online Booking

Enquiry Form

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Travel Bursary

Application Form

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For information about accessibility at the Weald and Downland Living Museum, please see our Accessibility page.

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