Weald and Downland Museum

Weald and Downland Museum

If you love history and architecture do make sure you visit the Weald and Downland Museum in West Sussex.

weald and downland museum west sussex

This excellent museum showcases rural buildings over the centuries and is open throughout the year. They also have special day and weekend events.

You can discover rescued rural homes and buildings set in a beautiful landscape in the South Downs National Park. Their collection tells the stories of the people who lived and worked in rural South East England for over 1,000 years.

Enjoy their family-friendly and dog-friendly 40-acre site and visit their collection of historic buildings – they have more than 50 to explore from a replica Anglo-Saxon hall house to an Edwardian tin church.

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

By car: The journey to the museum takes about 45 minutes from Steyning. Take the A283B2139A29A27 and Kennel Hill to Open Air Theatre Rd. The postcode is PO18 0EU.

Follow the brown tourist attraction signs marked ‘Open Air Museum’. There is a free car park and disabled parking spaces are available opposite the Museum shop.

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