Museum Tours

Permanent Collection Tour
Every Tuesday and Thursday @ 11am (museum entry fees apply, no booking required)
Discover the fascinating stories about the artists and craftspeople who lived and worked in the village.

Village walk
Every 4th Thursday of the month @ 2pm
Pre-book by telephone (01273 844744) or email.
Cost: £10 inc. entrance and a tea or coffee.
The tour will be led by one of our knowledgeable guides who will show you the legacy of the artist community and the landscapes which inspired their work.

Women’s Work Curator’s Tour – New date announced
Tuesday 23 July, 11:30am (museum entry fees apply, no booking required)
Museum Curator Donna Steele will lead this unique tour offering insight and anecdotes on the incredible makers featured in Women’s Work.

BSL Museum Tour 
Sunday 4 August, 11am (museum entry fees apply, no booking required)
Join acclaimed artist and BSL art tour guide Chisato Minamimura for a BSL tour of Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft and our current exhibition Women’s Work.

Women’s Work Director’s Tour
Friday 27 Sept, 11am (museum entry fees apply, no booking required)
Join museum Director Steph Fuller for an exclusive tour of Women’s Work. Steph will guide guests through the show, relating it to the contemporary context of female makers today.

Group visits
All these talks and walks are also available for pre-booked groups of 10+, at a date and time of their choice. See Group Visits for more information.

Footsteps Audio Trail – Launching Soon!
We are excited to be launching an app with South Downs National Park which will allow visitors on a self-guided tour of the village. More information coming soon.

Collection Store
Access to our Collection Store for research can be arranged by appointment only, a small charge may apply. Contact