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Gilbert White & The Oates Collections

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections explores the lives of three explorers of the natural world. 

Home of the pioneering naturalist Gilbert White, with 25 acres of restored garden and parkland, The Oates Collections celebrates the lives of 19th century explorer Frank Oates, and Captain Lawrence Oates who travelled with Scott on the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition.

The Museum also boasts a brand new café, gift shop and plant sales.

Admission: £10

Opening Times:
4 January - 17 February Friday - Sunday 10.30-16.30
18 February - 31 March Tuesday - Sunday 10.30-16.30
1 April - 31 October Tuesday - Sunday 10.30-17.00
1 November - 22 December Tuesday - Sunday 10.30-16.30
24 December 10.30-15.00

Getting There

Nearest Station: Alton

Gilbert White’s House,
High Street,
GU34 3JH

Phone Number: +44 (0)1420 511275


Disabled Access

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