Plan your visit

We are still encouraging visitors to pre-book tickets but we can accommodate those who can’t book online, as walk-in visitors. You can choose an entry time that suits you and once you’re at the Museum you can stay as long as you like!

To pre-book your tickets, click here.

The Museum is a registered charity and we encourage our visitors to make a Gift Aid donation in lieu of the admission price. Standard prices are shown in brackets below.

Gift Aid includes a voluntary donation to the Museum, which enables us to claim an extra 25% from the Government on the total amount that you pay.*

£15.00(£13.50)Adults 60+
£15.00(£13.50)Concession (NHS, Armed Forces and Emergency Services with valid ID)
£13.50(£12.00)Student 18+ (with Student ID)
£8.50(£7.50)Children 5–17 years / full time students
£46.50(£42.00)Family: 2 adults and up to 3 children
£30.50(£27.50)Family: 1 adult and up to 3 children
£44.50(£40.00)Grandparent pass: 2 adults 60+ and up to 3 children
£29.00(£26.50)Grandparent pass: 1 adult 60+ and up to 3 children
£8.80(£8.00)Disabled and single helper
Children aged 4 years and under enter free
Car parking is free

Admission to our Historic Life Weekends and Family activities are included in the standard Museum admission price unless otherwise stated.

Events marked as ‘ticketed’ require pre-booking due to restricted availability and are separately priced (these events are excluded from our Annual Membership package).

All admission tickets are available to buy online in advance of your visit.

* If you are a UK taxpayer
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Opening Times

(between 31 October 2022 & 26 March 2023)

(during British Summer Time)

*Please note:

  • some of our stewarded houses close at 3pm.
  • the café opens at 10am and closes at 4pm with hot food served until 3pm.
  • the gift shop closes 30 mins before the Museum closes.

We are open daily from 1 January to 23 December.

Museum opening times vary for certain activities– see our What’s On section for details or call us on 01243 811363

Getting Here

The Museum is located on Town Lane in Singleton, which is 7 miles north of Chichester:

Weald & Downland Living Museum,
Town Lane, Singleton,
West Sussex PO18 0EU

By Road

The Museum can be reached via the A286 Chichester to Midhurst road. The postcode is PO18 0EU. There is a free car park and disabled parking spaces are available opposite the Museum shop.

Click here to get directions

By Bus

Catch the Stagecoach 60 service, which runs between Chichester Cathedral and Midhurst – the Museum is a 5-minute walk from the Grooms Yard stop in Singleton.

Buses run every 30 minutes Monday – Saturday. On Sundays buses run every hour. For an up-to-date timetable visit the Stagecoach website

Enjoy half price entry to the Museum when you travel by bus*.

*Terms and Conditions

  • Offer is for 50% off one full priced standard Museum admission ticket purchased at the Museum entrance and does not include special events.
  • Only available for those with a valid Stagecoach bus ticket for date of entry, ticket must be shown at time of purchase. Photocopies or photos will not be accepted.
  • Pre-booking is not required when arriving by Stagecoach bus.
  • Offer cannot be redeemed online, only at Museum entrance.
  • The offer can not be used in conjunction with other concessions or discounts
  • No refunds or transfers available
  • Please note, the Museum is only open on certain dates/periods of time during the year. Please check the website before you visit.
  • 50% off entry for one bus ticket only. Cannot be used for multiple tickets.

By Train

The Museum is 7 miles from Chichester rail station and 15 miles from Haslemere station. Visit the National Rail website for trains and timetable information.

International Visitors

Our nearest airports are Southampton (36 miles) and Gatwick (43 miles). Please see our ‘By train’ section above to help you plan your journey from the airport.

Don’t forget to check out our Where to Stay page for local accommodation.

Eating & Drinking

Enjoy waterside dining at the Museum’s stunning café, with fantastic views across the mill pond. Open to both Museum visitors and to the general public, our café is dog-friendly and has free parking.

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Gift Shop

Discover unique gifts, souvenirs and produce made from our very own resources.

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Craft Demonstrations

Come and witness a past that is truly alive! We have working exhibits that, through craft demonstrations, show how they would have operated hundreds of years ago – experience blacksmithing, milling, spinning, Tudor cooking and more.

Walking Trails

Explore 40 acres of glorious downland and woodland trails

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Dog Friendly

We just ask that they are on a short lead and are well behaved

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