Events for Amberley Museum

Heritage Craft Weekend

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

25th May 2019 - 27th May 2019

Celebrate traditional and woodcrafts this weekend at Amberley Industrial Museum with craft makers and demonstrations. As part of this weekend, we will also mark the day of our 40th birthday on the Sunday 26th. Join us for all things heritage along with our birthday celebration.

May Half Term Activities

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

27th May 2019 - 31st May 2019

Over the May half term, enjoy our week of family activities at Amberley Industrial Museum and take part in our family trail around the 36 acre site. Discover the South’s industrial heritage at our Museum, learn about technology through the years, and have fun riding our narrow gauge train and historic bus around the 36 acre site.

Floral Fringe Fair

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

1st June 2019 - 2nd June 2019

Now in its seventh year the quirky Floral Fringe Fair is to be held this year at our Museum. The fair features specialist plant nurseries, wildlife stalls, artists and makers, artisan food and street dining stalls. The fair also includes vintage stalls, classic cars, music and dancing and dressing in vintage style and most recently we have added in a flavour of the creative art of Steampunk, which will find a perfect home amongst the industrial machinery and exhibits at Amberley. Everyone is invited to come along dressed in vintage or Steampunk style if that’s their thing. This event is being hosted by the Floral Fringe Fair please visit their Facebook page for more information www.facebook.com/floralfringefair.

Dads Can Do

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

16th June 2019, 10:00 - 16:30

There is a lot for Dad to do this weekend at Amberley Industrial Museum. Enjoy a fun packed weekend where dads can experience activities such as pottery, train driving and bus conducting. For dads of all ages (dads visit for free with a full paying child), so bring the whole family for a fun day out. Also, why not treat dad to lunch or afternoon tea in our onsite Museum café.

Emergency Services Weekend

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

22nd June 2019 - 23rd June 2019

Quick! Watch the fire engines go at Amberley Industrial Museum in this weekend celebration of our emergency services past and present. With a display of vintage and modern fire engines at our Museum, along with demonstrations from the West Sussex Fire and Rescue service, and other emergency service vehicles on display around the site.

Railway Gala Weekend

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

13th July 2019 - 14th July 2019

Ride on our narrow gauge railway and join us in celebrating our industrial trains. With many of our resident locos on display and running on our railway, also see our annual model railway exhibition.

Classic Car Show

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

21st July 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

Join us as we showcase classic cars from the 1950s - 1990s around the 36 acre site. With visiting car clubs and individual enthusiasts, join in the community spirit of this annual event day.

Summer Holiday Activities

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

24th July 2019 - 30th August 2019

During the summer holidays, enjoy activities around our Museum and take part in our family trail around the 36 acre site. Discover the South’s industrial heritage at our Museum, learn about technology through the years, and have fun riding our narrow gauge train and historic bus around the 36 acre site.

We are open Wednesday to Sunday throughout the summer holidays (Closed every Monday and Tuesday, except Bank Holiday Monday 26th August).

Historic Cycles Day

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

4th August 2019, 10:00 - 16:30

See bicycles from 1800 to the present day. With exhibitors and visitors welcome to come in period dress, watch the bicycles ride around our Museum in an afternoon procession.

Commercial Vehicles Day

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

11th August 2019, 10:00 - 16:30

This event will host a display of interesting and historic commercial vehicles from before and after the Second World War.

Steam Weekend

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

14th September 2019 - 15th September 2019

See visiting exhibitors with their working miniature steam engines. Also enjoy our steam days with our resident steam trains riding the railway around the site.

Autumn Bus Show

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

22nd September 2019, 10:00 - 16:30

Our ever popular bus rally returns for another year, with static displays and the opportunity to ride on the buses that are not normally available to the public. Come along and ride on a range of historic buses around our 36 acre site.

Scooter Day

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

28th September 2019 - 27th September 2019

Head back to the 1950’s and 60s with our celebration of scooters. Enjoy the nostalgia and see a wide range of Scooters on display around our 36 acre site.

Land Rover Day

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

29th September 2019, 10:00 - 16:30

Celebrate the classic Land Rover with us and see a wide range of exhibiting from across the series, some original and some unique in design.

Autumn Historic Transport Gathering

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

6th October 2019, 10:00 - 16:30

Since the museum opened in 1978, every autumn, historic vehicles have gathered at Amberley Museum, with some of our exhibitors have been visiting each season for the 40 years that the Museum has been open. This event is the grand finale to our vehicle events for the season.

October Half Term

Amberley Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

30th October 2019 - 1st November 2019

Discover the South’s industrial heritage at our Museum, learn about technology through the years, and have fun riding our narrow gauge train and historic bus around the site. Enjoy our spooky children’s trail, and our Halloween evening on the Friday 1st.