Your Visit

| Opening Times | Admission Prices | Facilities | Getting Here |

Opening Times

In 2019, we will open:

Every day from Saturday 16 to Wednesday 20 February (11:00 – 16:00);

Sundays to Wednesdays from Sunday 31 March to Wednesday 30 October, inclusive (11:00-17:00);

and Good Friday and Saturdays in Gloucestershire school holidays (specifically: 6 April, 13 April, 19 April, 20 April, 25 May, 27 July, 3 August, 10 August, 17 August, 24 August, 31 August, 26 October).

Last admission is always one hour before closing.

Please note that as a rule we are closed on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, other than the above exceptions.

Admission Prices

All purchased general admission tickets are valid for 12 months, enabling you to come back as many times as you like during normal opening hours! (terms and conditions apply)

  • Adults: £6.95
  • Concessions (65+): £5.95
  • Students £5.95
  • Child: £3.95
  • Family (2 adults and up to 3 children): £15.95.

Visitors with a 2019 ticket for Berkeley Castle receive a £1 discount on these prices.

Historic Houses members, Under 5s, and accompanying carers are admitted free.


As a registered charity, we can reclaim tax on your donations (25p for every £1 at no extra cost to you). If you are a UK taxpayer, please consider letting us treat your admission as a Gift Aid donation.


  • Gift Shop
  • Plant and Vegetable Stall (seasonal)
  • Secondhand Book Stall
  • Toilets
  • Picnics welcome (there is an indoor seating area)
  • Car Park
  • Free Wi-Fi for visitors
  • You are welcome to take photographs outside, however in order to protect our collections photography is not permitted inside the house
  • Assistance Dogs only in the house and garden

Please note that we do not have any refreshment facilities on site. There are cafes nearby in Berkeley and visitors are welcome to use The Yurt Tea Room at Berkeley Castle.

Getting Here

The museum is situated within easy reach of the M5 (Junctions 13 and 14) and nearby to Berkeley Castle, Cattle Country Adventure Park, Slimbridge Wetland Centre, as well as the historic towns of Dursley and Thornbury.

We are situated on Route 41 of the National Cycle Network and there are cycle racks on site. There is limited public transport provision to Berkeley. The nearest rail station is Cam & Dursley which connects to Gloucester and Bristol Parkway for services to and from London Paddington. There are no direct bus services from Cam & Dursley station to Berkeley, it is a 10 minute walk to connect with the 62 bus route or alternatively there are a number of taxi companies operating in the area (please note there is no taxi rank at Cam & Dursley and you are strongly advised to pre-book transport). The 62 bus service also links Berkeley with Bristol. Visitors arriving on foot, bike, or public transport receive a 10% discount on standard admission.