Petworth Cottage Museum

Because of the Corona Virus crisis the museum was closed in 2020 & 2021. We re-opened on 19th July 2022 after extensive refurbishment. For more about this click this link:-

Refurbishment 2021-2

In 2021 to celebrate 25 years since the museum first opened we created a virtual exhibition. Click on the link below to find it:-

Petworth Cottage Museum - The First Twenty Years

And there is a Virtual Tour developed by the Petworth Heritage Partnership.

Petworth Heritage Partnership Virtual Tour

Petworth Cottage Museum

Mrs. Cummings's Cottage

Welcome to, the website of the Petworth Cottage Museum, at 346 High Street, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0AU, in the South Downs National Park.

The museum is a Leconfield Estate worker's cottage restored and furnished as it might have been in about 1910, when Mrs. Mary Cummings lived in 346. The museum also has a rare collection of Petworth Goss China.

For full contact details click here. For how to find the museum click here.

For a downloadable leaflet click here. For details of special events click here.

For opening times click here. There is a cottage garden, a scullery, living room, bedroom, sewing room, attic and cellar.

The museum is staffed by volunteer stewards who offer our visitors a friendly welcome, and is run by The Petworth Cottage Trust, an independent charitable trust. If you would like to volunteer as a steward, use the contact page to call or email us.

Friends of the Museum receive a free pass in return for a regular donation. For a Friends Leaflet/Application Form click here.

For some links to related sites click here.

The museum website is designed and maintained by Gordon Stevenson.

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