Prices

Adult £6
Child (5-16) £3
Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) £15
Children under 5 go FREE

Opening Hours

The museum is now closed for winter. We will open again in March 2022.

In order to protect our friendly, helpful volunteers, we ask you to wear a mask, use hand gel and follow our one way route around the building.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

COVID-19 visitor advice

Things you need to know before your visit.
We hope that this information will help make your visit as pleasant as possible during the Coronavirus situation.

How many people can visit? Family/friend group will be allowed entry for one hour.

Entry tickets are available every 10 minutes from 10.30am. No need to book, just turn up. Last entry is at 3.15pm and the museum closes at 4pm.

Face coverings must be worn inside the museum.  If you are exempt from wearing a covering, please let a volunteer at the reception desk know.  Disposable masks are on sale at a £1 if you do not have one.

Hand sanitiser is provided on entry to our reception area, around the museum, and when you exit the site.
Visitors with children are expected to supervise them at all times and to ensure social distancing rules are kept.

What form of payment are you accepting? We would prefer contactless payment if possible.  Please pay on the day of your visit.

Can I Gift Aid the price of my ticket and donate to the museum? Gift Aid forms are available at the reception desk.

What if I feel unwell before my visit? If you are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 please do not come to the museum.  

Accessibility

Getting to the museum: the museum is reached from the town centre by a rather steep (but short) uphill walk. Some visitors may feel more comfortable taking the public bus, details of which are available on our Directions page.

Parking: we have limited parking space outside the museum, reserved for Blue Badge holders.  
If you have mobility problems or are bringing a group of learning difficulties visitors,  please call us to reserve a car park space. Please note that the car park can only accomodate a small mini bus.

Inside the museum:
 portable wheelchair ramps available on request. Please inform us of the date and day you are visiting.
The building is very old, so we advise visitors to take care on the uneven floors. Light levels are low to protect our collection.
The ground floor has a number of steps, some rooms are accessible to wheelchair users. Unfortunately, the upper floor is not accessible to wheelchair users.  
Courtyard: Is wheelchair accessible and the public toilet is suitable for wheelchair users.  There are baby changing facilities in the public toilet which is large enough as a changing space.

Guide dogs: are welcome.