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Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Great day out

This was our first visit, but will not be our last. Plenty to see and a real trip down memory lane... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
CarolS98
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Well kept museum with interesting range of attractions

I have visited this museum several times with my 3 children, but this was the first time without. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChrisA4312
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OPENING 7th MARCH 2018 Step back in time at Amberley Museum, 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...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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New Barn Road, Amberley BN18 9LT, England
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+44 1798 831370
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our first visit, but will not be our last. Plenty to see and a real trip down memory lane. Enjoyed the interactive exhibits, and our friends loved the James Bond connection. I would recommend taking the bus ride as soon as you arrive...More

Thank CarolS98
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this museum several times with my 3 children, but this was the first time without. I had a few days off work & it is local to us so I decided to stay in the area. If you are interested in the...More

Thank ChrisA4312
Reviewed 1 week ago

This large museum is situated right next to Amberley railway station and there is plenty of parking; we visited on a quiet day, which suited us fine. The site is extensive with many different buildings and huts, each with different themes, anyone with mobility problems...More

Thank Jean F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoy seeing antique machines in lots of interesting fields including printing, electrical, trains woodwork and metal work. I am sure there was more. Loved the little train ride that takes visitors around the property. Excellent to see retired people keeping up their life skills...More

Thank SouthwestSam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see, I think a visit in the summer might be a better time to visit, lots of the smaller craft huts were closed. However, there is loads to see and to be of interest whatever ones age. The restaurant has home made cakes...More

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AmberleyMuseum, Marketing & Communications Manager at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review our museum. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful day spent touring the museum, riding the Heritage bus and train and enjoying all the exhibits. The staff were beyond helpful as we had a wheelchair. Everyone was kind and friendly. The restaurant was good and reasonably priced and the shop had lots...More

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AmberleyMuseum, Marketing & Communications Manager at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you so much for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Twenty of us arrived from the West Midlands last Sunday. It was my first visit and I would encourage everyone to go but plan in advance what you want to see as not everything is always open especially if it is raining or out of...More

Thank Ken J
AmberleyMuseum, Marketing & Communications Manager at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Ken, we are so pleased your group enjoyed their visit to our museum. Having over 40 exhibits, many in exhibition halls there is plenty to see in any weather. Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late in the afternoon, 3pm so it was just as well that several of the attractions/exhibits were closed as we wouldn't of had time to see them all. The steam train was nowhere to be seen which was disappointing, we were told on...More

Thank JackoMiddlesbrough
AmberleyMuseum, Marketing & Communications Manager at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review our museum. I am sorry you did not get to experience our train ride, it runs every 15-20 minutes depending on which train is running on that day (we have petrol, diesel and steam engines). I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took Australian cousin to visit as she had seen it from the train. Enjoyed ourselves but really need more than a day to see everything

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AmberleyMuseum, Marketing & Communications Manager at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here so many times and each time I return I love it even more. It’s fantastic for all ages & there is so much to see and do even on days that don’t have events etc. Both my children love it here,...More

Thank leila699
AmberleyMuseum, Marketing & Communications Manager at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you so much for your lovely review of our museum. We are so pleased you have enjoyed your visits and continue to support our cause. Kind regards

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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
7 October 2017|
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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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