Update:

During December we are open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am–3pm, with last entry to the Museum at 2pm. At 3.30pm, the Colorado Lodge opens and at 4pm the grounds re-open for The Enchanted Garden of Light trail.

What’s on

There is always so much going on here at the American Museum & Gardens, from our special exhibitions to our seasonal programme of events, with wellbeing classes, outdoor theatre, live music, festivals, Christmas lights and much more.

Exhibitions

Hatching the Past: American Dinosaur Explorers

Take a rare and exciting look at the life of dinosaurs in this remarkable hands-on exhibition until 31 December

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Christmas

Christmas in the Manor House

Enjoy stunning, hand-crafted Christmas decorations in the Georgian Manor House, including the 18ft Christmas tree in Central Hall

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Christmas

The Enchanted Garden of Light

Join us this festive season for a sparkling trail of illuminations through our spectacular grounds

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Christmas

Colorado Lodge

Our new pop-up Christmas cafe and bar in the woods is open 3.30pm to late, from 1 to 31 December (not 5–7, 12–14, 25, 26), serving festive food and drinks around fire pits. No ticket needed.

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Families

Brilliant Beasties

Exciting activity sessions for pre-schoolers at the American Museum & Gardens

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Getting here

By car, coach, rail, taxi, bicycle, bus or on foot