Gilbert White's House and Garden and The Oates Collection


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The Wakes High Street
Selborne
Hampshire
GU34 3JH
England

Discover the fascinating stories of three explorers of the natural world- Gilbert White, 18th century author and naturalist; Frank Oates, Victorian explorer of America and Africa; Captain Lawrence Oates who famously lost his life on Scott's ill fated expedition to Antarctica 1911-1912 Explore the charming house, 25 acres of restored gardens and ancient parkland with award winning tea parlour, gift shop and plant sales- We have all you need for an interesting day out.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open all year - please see our website for details www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk

Charges:

please see our website for details www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Gardens open to public
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Services:

  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students

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