Visitor Information

Phase one of the new Butterfly House project is complete and the museum is now open.


April - September: 10.00am - 5.30pm

October - March: 10.00am - 5.00pm

Open Tuesday-Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays. Closed on Mondays (apart from Bank Holidays).

Please note there will be no toilet facilities in Cumberland House from Tuesday 18th July until Tuesday 1st August. This is due to ongoing enabling works for the new butterfly house. Please phone 023 92 815 276  for further information. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Last entry to the museum is 30 minutes before closing time.

If you require any information for your visit, please contact us.


A full range of products are available in our museum shop for all ages, but particularly for young people.


The Museum is free entry to all but young people under 13 need to be accompanied by an older person.


To discover the volunteering options available at Cumberland House Natural History Museum, please click here.

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