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  • We Love our Volunteers & Friends Day

    Thursday 12th February

    February is the month when we celebrate our Volunteers & Friends. Whatever your interest, skill or talent, we value and use it to ensure our visitors get even more from their visit.
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    Gilbert White loved his garden and the landscape around him. His book remains a fascinating commentary on the natural world and his house and grounds are yet to reveal all their secrets... What better place to celebrate your special day...Our new 2015/16 wedding brochure is now available...
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    The
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    The Oates Collection exhibits focus on the lives and adventures of two members of the Oates Family, both pioneers and explorers of the natural world.
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    Open three days a week, Friday-Sunday 10.30am-4.30pm. We return to our usual six days a week from 17th February.

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Current Opening Times

Open three days a week, Friday-Sunday 10.30am-4.30pm. We return to our usual six days a week from 17th February.

An Independent Charitable Trust and Accredited Museum.
REGISTERED CHARITY NO. 307098

We Need You!

We Need You!

Are you passionate about heritage? Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a Museum? Now is your chance to find out! Gilbert White & The Oates Collections in Selborne are currently recruiting new collections management volunteers who have regular availability on Thursdays.

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Winter Lecture tackles Climate Change

Winter Lecture tackles Climate Change

Climate change a topic relevant to us all... On the 5th February the Friends of Gilbert White & The Oates Collections will be hosting their annual Charity Lecture.
This year's title: Global Climate Change- The Evidence, by Professor Paul Rodhouse.

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GILBERT WHITE’S HOUSESee the house and find out about the life and work of “the man who got us all birdwatching”
GILBERT WHITE’S GARDENThe beautiful garden and park set under the famous Selborne Hanger – one of the best sites in England
THE OATES COLLECTIONSee the fascinating Antarctic exhibition dedicated to Captain Oates, who accompanied Captain Scott to the South Pole in 1912 ‘I am just going out now and I may be some time’
FIELD STUDIES CENTREExplore, investigate and celebrate life! Exciting courses and programmes, tailored for children, young people and adults in our seventeenth century barn in a beautiful setting
TEA PARLOUR & SHOPEnjoy delicious lunches and teas in our awarding-winning Tea Parlour and browse in our well-stocked Shop. Free entry to our shop and tea parlour.
EVENTSCourses, exhibitions, and special events plus facilities/site hire for conferences and celebrations