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Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, Chichester, Sussex

Weald & Downland Open Air Museum

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The Weald & Downland Open Air Museum is England’s leading Museum of historic buildings and traditional rural life. It’s home to over 45 original buildings which have been rescued from destruction and rebuilt in the heart of the South Downs National Park, bringing to life the homes, farms and workplaces of the south east over the past 500 years. Exhibits include a medieval farmstead; a working 17th century watermill; exhibitions of traditional countryside skills; a Tudor kitchen, historic gardens and farm animals. Visitors can watch the Shire horses at work, visit the lakeside café or picnic on many quiet spots around the site.

Dogs welcome on a lead. Open throughout the year, times vary, please call or visit website for details of opening times and prices. Combined discount bus/Museum entry ticket available from bus driver on day of purchase only.


Gift Shop: Yes - Gift and bookshop, Post Office.
Catering: Café

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