Anglo Saxon Skeleton

Anglo Saxon Skeleton

Today was the day everyone here at the Museum has been looking forward to for a long time, our resident Anglo Saxon skeleton has been moved to her new home! All thanks to the Friends of the Vale & Downland Museum, we were able to purchase a brand new state of the art display case especially for our skeleton. Those of you that have visited the Museum before will remember our skeleton in a fairly small display case which meant she was not able...

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Day Trip to Weald & Downland Living Museum

Day Trip to Weald & Downland Living Museum

The Friends of the Museum invite you to join them for a festive day trip to the Christmas Market at Weald & Downland Living Museum. SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2017 The Friends of the Vale and Downland Museum are taking a coach party to the Weald & Downland Living Museum.  If you would like to look at the information regarding the beautiful ancient buildings the website is http://www.wealddown.co.uk/explore/buildings/ If you know nothing about...

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Talks & Teas

Talks & Teas

Join us in the Museum on Thursday afternoons at 2pm for a 40 minute talk on various interesting subjects, followed by a homemade cream tea in the Museum Cafe. £6 per person. Booking in advance is recommended, call us on 01235 771447, email us vdmtourism@gmail.com or pop into the Museum. Click on the individual posters for more details.                       ...

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Family Friendly Museum Award 2017

Family Friendly Museum Award 2017

As many of you know we were very lucky to be shortlisted in the top 10 of the Kids In Museums Family Friendly Museum Award 2017. On Monday 2nd October our Curator Suzie, Learning & Access Officer Mel and Cafe Supervisor Julie all travelled to London for the awards ceremony at the historic May Fair Hotel. Kids In Museums received over 700 nominations for this years award from families and Museums, which was then whittled down to the final top...

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