County: West Sussex
Location Reference: 3722
Description: Nestled in the rural heartland of a National Park is this open-air industrial heritage museum - formerly chalk pits with quarries, kilns and associated buildings. The museum focusses on transport, industry, communications, craft and nature through a variety of exhibits and features including industrial narrow-gauge and standard-gauge railways, trains, a village garage and cycle shop, a bus garage with vintage buses, classic fire engines and associated equipment, an old bicycle collection, wood yard & wood turners, and much more. This is a fascinating location for historical and industrial style filming and photography.
Tags:Historic Barn Distressed Quirky Disused Railway Line Train Events Former Chalk Pits Former Chalk Quarry Kiln Industry Rural Crafts Car Park Parking Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum Railway Exhibition Hall Learning Programme Café Standard-Gauge Tracks Diesel Locomotive Shop Bus Garage 1950s Fire Station Wagons World War One Locomotives Armour-Plated Locomotive Play Area Steam Train Wind Pump Print Shop Electricity Hall Gin Building Brick Drying Shed Pump House Machine Shop Amateur Radio Station Radio & Television Collection Rural Telephone Exchange Red Telephone Box/Kiosk Nature Trails Pottery Workshop Blacksmith Stained Glass Workshop Ironmongers Function Rooms Exhibitions Tunnel Cobblers Shed Shelter Signal Box Garage Bridge Steam Crane Timber Yard Heritage Industrial Rural South Downs National Park Yard Show More