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The New Forest Centre

High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7NY, England
+44 23 8028 3444
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Very interesting centre with free musume

This is a very interesting centre with a new forest museum at the rear which is all free, just a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
Good little museum - worth a visit!

First ever visit to the Museum in 18 years living in Hampshire and very impressed. Entry is free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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The New Forest Museum is packed full of displays and activities about the New Forest National Park. The Impressions of the New Forest National Park film show welcomes you to the New Forest Museum and sets the scene for your visit. Discover why ponies are kept on the Forest and why we shouldn't feed them! See the Beaulieu Road pony sales yard display and soak up the atmosphere of the sales yard by listening to the sounds of a typical trading day. Visit our Family Fun Tree! There's something here for all ages and you'll find out more about how to enjoy your time in the Forest. The New Forest Centre is owned and run by the registered charity New Forest Ninth Centenary Trust.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7NY, England
+44 23 8028 3444
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a very interesting centre with a new forest museum at the rear which is all free, just a donation . Well worth a look

Thank Stim22
Reviewed 1 week ago

First ever visit to the Museum in 18 years living in Hampshire and very impressed. Entry is free, though a £2 donation per person is welcomed. The museum gives a good overview of the New Forest and its history and has some interesting exhibits. A...More

Thank Philmex1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in whilst at Lyndhurst. Great place to find out about the history of the area. Staff were very welcoming. Dogs are welcome inside. Very clean public toilets outside.

Thank Pecks1981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

popped in on a wet sunday, dog friendly, very informitive, free admission, donations accepted if you wish, good insight into the history of the new forest, nice hands on things to do for children....

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Sunday a wet miserable day,a small cafe gift shop and an interesting musuem plenty for adults to learrn about and plenty for children to do and entry is free.

Thank AG32013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative tourist centre, Museum, gift shop and cafe. Good information given about the surrounding areas.

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a super information centre staffed by knowledgable helpful people. You can buy all sorts of maps and guides or pick up some of the free ones. Nice shop as well. There is also a cafe but we didn't try it as we'd just...More

Thank Osmocrispy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family & I popped in here as we had a break on our way down to the coast. We were all massively impressed by the museum; there were so many interactive exhibits and we all learnt things there. I would recommend this to anyone...More

Thank Happypandauk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited with our 4 children (4-14 years) on a drizzly afternoon. The museum is dog friendly which was great as we had ours with us. There is lots to see and do inside, it is very interesting. I especially liked how child friendly it...More

Thank GemmaC4Kids
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice museum with a lot to interest children but enough for 2 OAP's too. Great cafe with unusual teapots which make a talking point! Also has nice chairs which I was quite taken with, not the usual hard wood or plastic ones

Thank SheilaBikerChick49
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