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GILBERT WHITE'S HOUSE and THE OATES MUSEUM

GILBERT WHITE'S HOUSE and THE OATES MUSEUM
Address: High Street
Selborne
Alton
Hampshire
Postcode: GU34 3JH
Telephone: 01420 511275
Website: Please Click Here
Description
Gilbert White’s House & the Oates Museum is a charming 18th Century House, home of the famous naturalist, the Rev. Gilbert White, the author of “The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne”.  Over 20 acres of garden and parkland restored to how it would have looked in Gilbert White’s day.  There is also an exhibition on Captain Lawrence Oates and his part in Scott’s ill fated expedition to the South Pole in 1911.  Facilities include a tea parlour serving some 18th Century fare such as Homity Pie and Toasted Wigs.  Excellent Museum shop stocking unusual gifts.

Open Tuesday to Sunday 11am – 5pm from 1st January 2007 – 23rd December.  We also open on Mondays during June, July and August.

Prices as from 1st January 2007

Adults  £6.50 
Concessions £5.50
Children Free


Gilbert White’s House & The Oates Museum
The Wakes, High Street, Selborne, Hampshire GU34 3JH
Telephone 01420 511275  
www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk

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