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Christmas Day outvwith trip to see Father Christmas

Wonderful staff, a credit to the museum. Very pleased that we booked up. Our daughter was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
samakarate_andyr
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Christmas Experience

Three generations of our family visited the museum today. What a lovely experience. My... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BeverleyW207
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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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Amberley Museum is a remarkable heritage site in the Sussex South Downs, between Storrington and Arundel, focusing on industrial and transport history. Most days the bus service and narrow gauge railway run, which take visitors to the far end of the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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New Barn Road, Amberley BN18 9LT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful staff, a credit to the museum. Very pleased that we booked up. Our daughter was incredibly excited, so it had to live up to the enthusiasm, and it didn't fail. Personally I enjoyed being immersed in the history, and learning what I could. Very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Three generations of our family visited the museum today. What a lovely experience. My granddaughter has never wanted to engage in any type of interaction with Father Christmas, but this year she loved it. Children gain confidence from their peers and the organisation this year...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Today I visited Amberley Museum with my family and son. It was brilliant and although the weather was poor a good time was had by all. We visited every attraction and the volunteers spent time talking to us and providing a brilliant insite into their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've just returned from our first visit to see Father Christmas. My daughter (age5) and nephew (age6) had a wonderful day out, and enjoyed the train ride to see Father Christmas and loved their gifts. Plenty of craft activities for them to do, wood turning...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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AmberleyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Amberley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our Museum, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to one of our Christmas weekends. Kind regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Amberley as part of my college trip. Very interesting printing machines and staff are fantastic at explaining everything you need to know about the chosen subject. One problem is there is not much to do when it’s raining and the workshops you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AmberleyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Amberley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum.

Reviewed 6 November 2018

What a disappointment the Halloween activities on Friday 26th of October were at Amberley Museum. The volunteers had worked hard to create a Halloween atmosphere..well done. As for the rest we were left with no information about activities, a one way train ride and having...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank I673FWcarol
AmberleyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Amberley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our Museum. I will pass your comments onto the visitor experience manager. Kind regards.

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Well this was worth waiting for after so long since our last visit. Without knowing in advance we arrived on the miniature steam day so lots of extra working models as well as all the fixed attractions of this amazing museum. The newly built restaurant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Worsteadweaver
AmberleyMuseum, Marketing and Communications Manager at Amberley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for taking time to review our Museum, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards.

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We went to the museum for a one off Halloween Evening. What a great effort the volunteers put in to make the evening a wonderful experience for all ages. We had the train ride with spooky people along the track, it was of course dark...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul A
AmberleyMuseum, Marketing and Communications Manager at Amberley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hello Paul, thank you for taking the time to review our Museum, we are pleased you enjoyed our Halloween evening. Kind regards.

Reviewed 25 October 2018

This is a really interesting museum, with many different areas of interest. Great for children - with the telephones a particular favourite for mine although I did feel old having to teach them to use a dial phone! Really good value for money and very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AmberleyMuseum, Marketing and Communications Manager at Amberley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our Museum, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the museum on a very cold & wet Sunday. Initially was a bit dubious as there is some structural work going on through the entrance from the gift shop. However lots of the exhibits are under cover. It is very well laid out. They...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AmberleyMuseum, Marketing and Communications Manager at Amberley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our Museum, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit. We have had some much needed restoration work being carried out on some of the listed buildings on site, including the old loco shed and smithy near the...More

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Geoff D
21 March 2018|
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Response from AmberleyMuseum | Property representative |
Most of our events are hosted on a weekend. We do not have any event planned on the Friday 22nd June, but on the Sat 23rd and Sun 24th June it is our Emergency Services Weekend. The museum itself has plenty to see on a... More
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Wendy1305
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Response from balmoraljames | Reviewed this property |
Hi It's all included there are no extras at the museum.
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Diane M
16 August 2017|
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Response from SussexMum78 | Property representative |
it is £10.50 for a senior to explore the whole Museum. everything included, although they welcome donations in some areas.
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