Visitors can explore the history of gardening through a varied display of horticultural tools and ephemera.

Whilst entry is free, any donations to The Budding Foundation are appreciated.  

Find us:
Museum of Gardening

South Downs Heritage Centre
South Downs Nurseries
Brighton Road



Opening Hours:

Museum & Heritage Centre with full disabled access

Monday - Saturday: 9:00 - 17:30
Sunday: 10:30 - 16:30 (Browsing from 10.00am)

The Barn Coffee Shop & Restaurant 

Monday - Saturday: 9:00 - 17:30
Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

(Including all Bank Holidays except Christmas Day,

Boxing Day & Easter Sunday)

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Featured on BBC Gardeners World

Episode 4 20.4.21 & Episode 8 18.5.21

Advolly Richmond explores the extraordinary history of lawns and some of the inventions used to achieve the perfect sward. Ably assisted by our curator Clive Gravett, link below.

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Also featured on BBC Radio 2 with Jeremy Vine 29.4.22