Opening times

Main Season Opening 2016

19 March – 30 October 2016, Tuesday – Sunday, 12noon-5pm
New for 2016! Gardens and cafe open from 10.30am
Closed Mondays, except during August and on Bank Holidays.
All Museum buildings and shops are open from 12noon. The Café serves light lunches from 12noon – 2pm. Afternoon teas, cold drinks, cookies, and ice cream are available until 5pm.
The grounds and car parks close at 5.30pm.

Bank Holidays and August Mondays 2016

25 March, 28 March, 2 May, 30 May & 29 August 12noon-5pm
Every Monday in August 12noon-5pm

From 31 October 2016, the Museum & gardens close to prepare for the Christmas season. We re-open on Thursday 24 November 2016

Christmas Season Opening 2016

24 November – 18 December, Tuesday – Sunday, 12noon – 4.30pm.
New for 2016! Cafe open from 11am
Closed Mondays.
All Museum buildings and shops are open from 12noon. The Café serves light lunches from 12noon – 2pm. Afternoon teas, cold drinks, cookies, and ice cream are available until 4.30pm. Grounds are closed for the winter.
The car parks close at 5pm.