Contact Us & Enquiries


mail  Gilbert White & The Oates Collections, Gilbert White’s House, The Wakes, Selborne, Alton, Hampshire. GU34 3JH
phone  01420 511275
fax  01420 511040



In our 18th C garden with period planting.

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Cakes & light lunches using ingredients from our garden...

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Three explorers of the natural world...

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If you have an enquiry of any sort regarding White or Oates Family History, our Museum or Library Collections, please read and complete our Museum Collections Enquiry Form

As an independent charitable trust and accredited museum with a very small and busy team, we will endeavour to answer simple enquiries from members of the public free of charge.

Regrettably, we are not resourced to be able to engage in lengthy or complex searches or correspondence on your behalf.  However, we have access to a small group of volunteers who may be able to assist further with their diverse range of knowledge and expertise relating to our Museum.

Please return your completed Museum Enquiry Form for the attention of The General Manager to the above address.