Visit Us!

Opening Times

FEBRUARY 19th – December 13th 2019

Tuesday – Saturday:  10.30 – 16.30

Closed Sunday, Monday & Good Friday

Visit our ‘What’s On’ page for special Sunday &  Monday openings

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Admission Prices

House & Garden admission £7.00  includes an annual season ticket giving you unlimited returns for a year *        accompanied children 0-15 yrs FREE

Garden only admission £3.00

Group visits per person (10 people and more)  £6.50 guided/ £6.00 self-guided

School/Children’s Educational Group Visits   £3.00   (visit our Learning page for more information on our educational offer)

   Please note that the Annual Pass may not be valid for all areas of the Museum and Gardens on some Special Event Days (e.g. National Garden Scheme weekend in June).   See Events page for more information.

We also participate in the schemes below.

Campaign to Protect Rural England

Art Fund

Gardeners World

Museums Association

The Happy Egg Co

Milton Keynes Short Break Vouchers

Accessibility

The House has limited access for wheelchair users but the Viper Barn & Gardens are accessible.  Three rooms in Cowper’s house (Orchard Side) are accessible via two or three steps, thereafter the museum is over 3 floors and 6 flights of stairs. A portfolio of photographs of the exhibits in the upper rooms is available & videos about the museum are available to watch in the Reception area & Viper Barn.

Guide dogs, hearing dogs and medical detection dogs are allowed in the museum and gardens. No other dogs are permitted inside the building or beyond the Courtyard.

Transport

You can visit the Get Smarter Travel MK website to plan your route to the museum by walking, cycling, public transport or car

Car Parking:

There is ample free parking in Olney but make sure you check the time limit on your location.  Follow this link to take you to a map showing parking in Olney on the Olney Town Council website.

Please note that there is no parking on the Market Place carpark on Thursdays and the first Sunday of each month as this is when there is still a market held in Olney.

By Bus:

From Milton Keynes Central Station or City Centre:  The nearest bus stop is adjacent to, or opposite, The Bull Hotel on the Market Place. For bus timetables check Route 21 on the following  link: Milton Keynes Highways and Transport Hub web page

From Bedford and Northampton:  Again, the nearest bus stop is adjacent to, or opposite, The Bull Hotel on the Market Place. For bus timetables check  Route 41 on the following link: Number 41 Bus Route & Timetable: Bedford – Northampton