Anne of Cleves House

Anne of Cleves House Museum

At Anne of Cleves House you can explore how the Tudors and Elizabethans lived, worked and relaxed at home.

Find out about the part played by this beautiful medieval house in the story of one of England’s most famous kings, Henry VIII.  Other highlights include the authentically furnished kitchen and the garden which uses traditional plants and Tudor planting schemes.

Our café and Tudor tea garden has a separate access to the museum which allows non-museum visitors to come and enjoy a drink in the setting of this beautiful former home. For more details click on Anne of Cleves Cafe & Tudor Tea Garden on left hand menu.

Plan your visit: Practicalities, Families, Schools, Language Schools, Adult Group Visits and Tours.

Open: 1st February to 16th December 2016.
Winter 10.00am to 4.00pm (last admissions 3.30pm February, November & December)
Summer 10.00am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.30pm March to October)
Note: 11.00am opening on Sundays, Mondays and Bank Holidays.

Fire Compartmentalisation Works – Autumn 2016.

We are undertaking a small but necessary programme of works at Anne of Cleves House throughout Autumn 2016 to ensure visitors’ ongoing safety and to protect this unique historic building against the spread of fire and smoke.

Temporary Room Closures –

Thursday 20th October – Historic Bedroom – Closed until lunchtime-mid afternoon

Museum & Café Closures

Saturday 5th November – CLOSED from 2.00pm – BONFIRE Celebrations 2016

Monday 7th November – CLOSED all day

Tuesday 8th November – CLOSED all day

The Museum and Café will re-open on Wednesday 9th November

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you but your safety and the protection of our buildings is something the Sussex Past take very seriously.

Temporary room restrictions

We host wedding ceremonies at Anne of Cleves throughout the year and this can mean the temporary closure of some of the rooms and part of the garden.                     Scheduled dates for 2016 are:                                                                                Thursday 27th October
Saturday 5th November

For further information on timings of temporary room closures, call 01273 474 610

Adult £5.60, child £3.10, concessions £5.30, family £16.00 (2 adults and up to 4 children). Gift Aid your admission.
A combined admission ticket with Lewes castle is available at the following prices:
Adult £11.80, child £6.30, concessions £10.80, family £30.00.
A reduced price for groups of 15 or more is available. Please contact Anne of Cleves House or see our property leaflet for details.

Our sites are open to all, but anyone under the age of 16 needs to be accompanied by an adult, unless agreed in advance with our staff.

We regret that we only allow assistance dogs into the house and gardens.

Contact: Anne of Cleves House, 52, Southover High St, Lewes, BN7 1JA.Tel: 01273 474610, email.