Amberley Museum – West Sussex
Located in the heart of the South Downs national park, the Museum is dedicated to preserving the industrial heritage of the South East. With 36 acres to explore and over 40 exhibits to visit, you can discover the South’s working past.
Exhibits include: A working print shop, which is the only one of its kind in the South of England. The BT Connected Earth exhibit, showing the history of communications, with interactive displays for all ages to enjoy. Their historic lime kilns are scheduled ancient monuments, which date back to when the site was once a working chalk
quarry, with the Life of Lime exhibition explaining the history of the chalk quarry and its importance in Sussex’s industrial working past.
The Museum is also home to traditional crafts people, with a resident blacksmith and pottery on site. With their own industrial narrow gauge railway, you can ride and explore around the site, with many different locos from steam, electric and diesel, and they also have a historic bus service.
Hosting over 20 events each season, including classic car shows, rail events and family activity days. They have their own on-site café serving locally sourced produce, and many picnic areas. The Museum is accessibility friendly and dogs are also
Amberley Museum is a great day out in Sussex for groups, schools and all the whole family.
Please visit their website for up to date information on events and more
information about planning your visit.