The New Forest Heritage Centre is open 7 days a week.

10am - 4pm from Monday 4 November 2019 to Sunday 29 March 2020.
10am - 5pm from Monday 30 March 2020 to Sunday 1 November 2020.

Last entry to the Museum and Gallery is 30 minutes before closing.

The Centre and Library is closed from 2pm on 24th December to 10am on 27th December.  We are closed on Friday 31 January 2020 for stocktaking.

Week commencing Monday 3 February 2020 is our maintenance week.  The museum and library will be closed all week, the museum re-opening on Saturday 8 February.  (Although we have a family event 'Museum Late' on Friday 7 Feb at 5pm.)

The gift shop, exhibition gallery and Tip Leaf Bean cafe will remain open w/c 3 February.

The Christopher Tower Reference Library is open Wednesdays 10.00am - 4.00pm and Fridays 10.00am - 12.30pm. (Outside of these times the library can be accessed by appointment with seven days’ notice.)  

The library will also be closed on Friday 27th December 2019 and Wednesday 1st January 2020.

Admission to the New Forest Heritage Centre is free (although donations are welcome).

You can view our Museum Guide here.