Museum of Gardening

Mid Sussex

Type:Heritage / Visitor Centre

South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9LY

Tel: 01273 847707

Museum of Gardening


A unique visitor attraction in a stunning oak framed barn. Explore the history of gardening and find out about the inventions that have transformed the way we care for our gardens. Discover an exciting collection including rare and unique lawn mowers and horticultural tools for cultivation, pruning and irrigation. In the centre, you will also find The CUBE art gallery, ‘Made & Making’ - the home of sewing and craft workshops and The Sussex Food Hall, packed full of local and regional food producers. Relax at The Barn Restaurant which serves delicious meals and snacks. FREE ADMISSION.

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  • Tourism South East Award -Tourism South East Member 23/24 - Bronze Tourism South East Member 23/24 - Bronze 2023

Opening Times

2024 (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Saturday09:00 - 17:30*
Sunday10:30 - 16:30*

* Museum opening times: Mon – Sat 08:30 – 18:00, Sun 10:30 – 16:30.

Restaurant opening times: Mon – Sat 08:30 – 17:30, Sun 10:00 – 16:00.

(closed Easter Sunday and 25/26 December)

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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