The New Forest Centre is a popular attraction for locals and tourists alike.
A fascinating and exciting centre packed with interactive activities, exhibits and displays, New Forest Centre is open daily from 10am to 5pm and will set the scene for your visit to the area.
Described by one visitor as "an excellent museum with great interpretation", the New Forest Centre Museum is suitable for all ages.
A great place to visit for the whole family, you will see the infamous Family Tree - a huge oak tree that you can walk through and learn all about natural and social history.
AND ... don't miss the film that tells the story of the New Forest.
Complete with lecture theatre, the New Forest Gallery hosts talks, workshops and demonstrations as well as a popular all year around exhibition programme. Visit the website to see what's on!
Enter the reference library and you will be amazed by the collection of the great classical works on the Forest .... in fact, this could well be the biggest collection in the area. Immerse yourself in the material available and find out more about this amazing environment.
Whether you want a gift for a child, yourself or someone special, you'll find what you're looking for at the gift shop. From traditional to unusual, they sell:
The New Forest Centre runs a rolling programme of events and exhibitions throughout the year. From discovery days and art exhibitions to themed trails, arts and crafts, there is something for everyone.
If you are looking for meeting rooms in a location that will really wow your guests, check out the two purpose built classrooms at New Forest Centre.
You can also hire the gallery, museum and gift shop if you have a larger event or occasion.
New Forest Centre is open:
Daily: 10am to 5pm
Last admissions to the Museum at 4pm
If you run a group and you would like to come along to find out more about the New Forest, call today to discuss your needs. Sessions can be tailored to meet your requirements.
New Forest Centre is owned by registered charity, New Forest Ninth Centenary Trust.
One of the nicest and most informative small museums I've been to & my son loved it.
Gaynor B said about New Forest Centre: Great! Very interesting & fun for adults and kids.
The children enjoyed the craft at New Forest Centre very much. The museum is excellent.
Carol C said about New Forest Centre in Lyndhurst: excellent for children of all ages.
Excellent choice of activities for children, with lovely helpers! Lots of fun.
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