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Amberley Museum
Houghton Bridge
Amberley
Arundel

West Sussex
BN18 9LT
Contact
Telephone: 01798 831 370
Fax: 01798 831 831
Email: office@amberleymuseum.co.uk

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Overview of collections

The museum contains a wide range of exhibits, ranging from industrial buildings to transported-based collections, such as the Southdown bus collection, the village garage, narrow gauge railways, roadmaking and road vehicles. Industry-based collections include printing and graphic arts, wheelwrights, chalk quarrying, limeburning, cement and concrete and radio, television and communications. The collection includes lime kilns and limeworks buildings and artefacts and documentary material relating to the industry. The Milne electrical collection is managed by the Museum under a long-term agreement with SEEBOARD plc. The Museum also has a library with collections of books and documentary material relating to its collections.

Overview of how collections are displayed

Amberley Working Museum is a 36-acre open-air museum dedicated to the industrial heritage of the south-east. The museum is also home to a number of resident craftspeople, who work to traditional methods, including a resident blacksmith. There is also a free vintage bus service on site.

COLLECTIONS OVERVIEW
The museum contains a wide range of exhibits, ranging from industrial buildings to transported-based collections, such as the Southdown bus collection, the village garage, narrow gauge railways, roadmaking and road vehicles. Industry-based collections include printing and graphic arts, wheelwrights, chalk quarrying, limeburning, cement and concrete and radio, television and communications. The collection includes lime kilns and limeworks buildings and artefacts and documentary material relating to the industry. The Milne electrical collection is managed by the Museum under a long-term agreement with SEEBOARD plc. The Museum also has a library with collections of books and documentary material relating to its collections.
Collection Descriptions
Archaeology (Amberley Museum)
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Archives (Amberley Museum)
The Museum has a number of major collections for which the Museum also holds archival material, photographs, films an...
Science & Industry (Amberley Museum)
Over 4000 industry-based items, such as the Print Workshop & Wheelwrights. The collection includes lime kilns and li...
Transport (Amberley Museum)
There is a good-sized transport-based collection. The major collections are narrow gauge railways, roadmaking and roa...

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