museums and galleries

Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

There is so much to discover, learn and have fun in any weather.  Exhibits include the BT Connected Earth communications building where you can play hands on with old telephones.  The Electricity hall provides electricity demonstrations and hands on activities for adults and children.  In the working print shop you can have a go at printing your own name and …

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Arundel Museum

The fascinating exhibits and artefacts tell the history of this historic town, from the first pre-Roman settlements to the preset day. Do you know what a Knucker Hole is or where you might find a Mullet? You will do after your visit. It is however more than a museum, there is a café and a shop, we offer family event …

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Butser Ancient Farm

Discover ongoing constructions of ancient British homes, including Stone Age, Iron Age, Roman Britain and the Anglo Saxons. Explore this unique experimental archaeology site and discover rare breed animals, tools, weapons, textiles, ancient festivals and traditional skills workshops throughout the year.

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Look & Sea! Visitor Centre

Enjoy interactive computer displays, hands-on activities and superb panoramic views from our circular glass tower. Riverside Café/Restaurant serving homemade meals, snacks, pastries, fresh fish and seafood. Contact Janna O’Connor for group bookings. The Centre was built in 2003 as part of the East Bank Regeneration Scheme and redeveloped in 2010 with Heritage Lottery funding. Here you can find out about …

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South Downs Planetarium

Situated on the campus of Chichester High School where British astronaut Tim Peake was a pupil, the Planetarium is run by enthusiastic volunteers who are always keen to make visitors feel welcome. Whatever the weather, enjoy seeing the stars and planets projected on to a dome o verhead while relaxing in comfortable seats and listening to expert commentary. We present …

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The Novium Museum

The award-winning family friendly Novium Museum has achieved accredited museum status, a nationally recognised standard of excellence. Showcasing the past 500,000 years of local history, it is also home to Chichester’s Tourist Information Centre. Displaying Chichester’s Roman bath house remains which have been hidden until now with a greater number of objects out on display.

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Weald & Downland Living Museum

  Enjoy our 40-acre site and visit our rescued historic buildings – we have more than 50 to explore from a replica Anglo-Saxon hall house to an Edwardian tin tabernacle church. We currently have three new exhibit buildings under construction: a dairy, bakehous, plus a late 18th century barn and stable.   Visitors can enjoy a regular programme of trade and craft demonstrations, including milling …

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