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Amberley Museum - Things to Know Before Visiting

New Barn Rd, Amberley, Arundel BN18 9LT, UK

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About Amberley Museum

Located in the heart of the South Downs national park, Amberley 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. Holdings and exhibitions at the museum cover a diversity of industrial and local heritage collections, including narrow gauge railways, local bus services, and a multitude of light and rural industrial subjects.


Attractions Near Amberley Museum

WWT Arundel
WWT Arundel3.97km from Amberley Museum

WWT Arundel is one of nine wildfowl and wetland nature reserves managed by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, a nature conservation charity in the United Kingdom. The 60 acres reserve is situated at the foot of the Offham Hangar, a part of the Arun valley in Arundel, West Sussex, England. One of the endangered species protected at the centre is the Hawaiian goose,or nēnē, the rarest goose in the world, and state bird of Hawaii. Many species of duck, goose and swan can be seen at the reserve.

Parham House & Gardens
Parham House & Gardens3.97km from Amberley Museum

Parham is one of the country's finest Elizabethan houses, set at the foot of the South Downs in West Sussex. The estate was originally owned by the Monastery of Westminster and granted to Robert Palmer by King Henry VIII in 1540. It contains an important collection of needlework, paintings and furniture. The spectacular Long Gallery is the third longest in England. The gardens include a four-acre Walled Garden with stunning herbaceous borders, plus Pleasure Grounds.

Swanbourne Lake
Swanbourne Lake4.06km from Amberley Museum

Swanbourne Lake lies in the lower part of a deep steep-sided valley or coombe that has been eroded into the chalk bedrock. It is an oasis of a kind. There is usually very little standing water in chalk country, as it percolates down through these porous rocks, leaving few natural ponds or lakes.

Arundel Castle
Arundel Castle4.75km from Amberley Museum

Arundel Castle is a restored and remodeled medieval castle in Arundel, West Sussex, England. It was established by Roger de Montgomery on Christmas Day 1067. Roger became the first to hold the earldom of Arundel by the graces of William the Conqueror. The castle was damaged in the English Civil War and then restored in the 18th and 19th centuries by Charles Howard the 11th Duke of Norfolk. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area and also attracts a lot of tourists here.

Bignor Roman Villa
Bignor Roman Villa4.85km from Amberley Museum

Bignor Roman Villa is the stunning remains of a Roman home with world-class mosaic floors in a spectacular Downland setting. One of the largest villas open to the public in Great Britain, with some of the finest mosaics all in-situ and all undercover. The rooms on display today are mostly located at the west end of the north wing, including a summer and winter dining room. The bathhouse is to the southeast. The rooms contain some of the best Roman mosaics to be found in Great Britain, both in te

Arundel Cathedral of Our Lady & St Philip Howard

The Arundel Cathedral, originally known as the Church of St. Philip Neri, was commissioned by Henry XV Duke of Norfolk in 1868 and was opened on 1st of July 1873. It became a cathedral at the foundation of the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton in 1965. It now serves as the seat of the Bishop of Arundel and Brighton. It was one of the notable pilgrim sites in this area and also it attracts a lot of tourists by its architectural beauty.

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West Sussex is a county in South East England on the English Channel coast. The county has a long history of human settlement dating back to the Lower Paleolithic era. West Sussex has a range of scenery, including Wealden, downland, and coastal.

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