The Rural Life Centre is set in over ten acres of garden and woodland, housed in purpose-built and reconstructed buildings including a chapel, cricket pavilion and school room.

With numerous events throughout the year from Donkey days out to Weyfest. See the museum’s events calendar for details.

The museum has recently been awarded the Queen’s Award for voluntary service 2015 for “Working to educate and inform the public about village life c.1750 to 1970 through the Rural Life Centre.”

Opening times

Summer opening March to October – Wednesday to Sunday plus Bank Holiday Mondays 10am-5pm

Winter opening – Sunday and Wednesday only – 11am – 5pm.

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