Weald and Downland Open Air Museum receives funding boost

. April 9, 2013

Weald and Downland Open Air MuseumThe Weald and Downland Open Air Museum planned near Chichester has received initial support for a £4 million bid from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The museum has been awarded £250,000 to allow it develop a full set of detailed plans before applying for the full, multi-million pound grant in 2014.

The project would see the building of a new visitor centre and refectory as well as increasing educational visits.

The museum’s 45 exhibits include a medieval farmstead, a working watermill and a working Tudor kitchen.

Further details about the Museum and its activities are also available on the Museum information line on 01243 811348, or at www.wealddown.co.uk

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