of the Corona Virus crisis the museum was closed in 2020 &
2021. We have been carrying out refurbishment and fire safety work
to re-open on 19th July 2022. For more about the
refurbishment click this link:-
In 2021 to celebrate 25 years since the museum
first opened we created a virtual exhibition. Click on the link
below to find it:-
Cottage Museum - The First Twenty Years
And there is a
Virtual Tour developed by the Petworth Heritage
Heritage Partnership Virtual Tour
Petworth Cottage Museum
the website of the Petworth Cottage Museum, at 346 High Street,
Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0AU, in the South Downs National
museum is a Leconfield Estate worker's cottage restored and
furnished as it might have been in about 1910, when Mrs.
lived in 346. The museum also has a rare collection of Petworth
full contact details click
For how to find the museum click
a downloadable leaflet click
For details of special events click here.
opening times click
There is a cottage
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.
of the Museum receive a free pass in return for a regular
donation. For a Friends Leaflet/Application Form click
some links to related sites click here.
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