Orangery Café and Terrace

During museum opening times

Tea/coffee/cookies served 11.00am – 4.00pm.

Light lunches served 12-2pm

Service is from the counter. There is a range of home-made food, the majority of which is made from American recipes; including Snickerdoodles, cowboy cookies,and brownies.

Seating is available in the Café or on the Terrace. Highchairs are available. We also have a undercover picnic area.

Young children might like to try one of our lunch boxes, or a small portion of our hot and cold lunch food. We have a range of cold drinks and ice creams. For those colder days, hot chocolate with marshmallows or babycino.


Lunch and tea served at table are available by prior arrangement for groups of 15 plus. Please contact the Catering Manager on 01225 823012 or use our contact form.


Request for catering should be made when booking. To book contact Reception on 01225 820866 or by using our contact form. The Catering Manager is available to discuss details and dietary requirements on 01225 823012 or by using our contact form.

Those having a standard group visit are able to coordinate lunch on arrival (between 12noon – 2pm).

Private tours of the Museum out of hours are available. Please contact Reception on 01225 820866 for further information.

Evening tours may be combined with private receptions or dinners.