Let’s Get Crafty

Let’s Get Crafty

Join us in the Museum for a fun and festive family craft session. Thursday 21st December 10am – 1pm Free admission but donations welcome Children must be accompanied by an adult

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Christmas Crafts & Gifts

Christmas Crafts & Gifts

If you are looking for unique gifts this Christmas then come along to our Christmas Crafts & Gifts Exhibition. All items are locally produced by artists & crafts people. You will be sure to find something unique for everyone. Tuesday 21st November til Saturday 6th January* Free admission Museum opening times are Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 4pm *the Museum will be closed 23rd Dec – 2nd Jan

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Dickensian Evening

Dickensian Evening

Join us in the Museum this Dickensian Evening for a fun filled festive evening. Opening times for Dickensian Evening are usual daytime hours 9.30am – 4pm  (closed 4pm-5pm) we will then re-open at 5pm till 9pm. There will be mulled wine & mince pies in the Museum Cafe as well as all the usual teas, coffees & cake. Visit our Christmas Gift Fair & Country Market stalls to find the perfect unique locally produced gifts. Enjoy live...

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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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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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We Need Your Help!

We Need Your Help!

We are currently looking to get new items for our gift shop and we would love to know what sort of items our visitors would like to see in stock in our gift shop. There are a few ways to let us know your ideas; Email us at vdmtourism@gmail.com Call us on 01235 771447 Send us a Facebook message/comment Send us a tweet on...

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