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The Novium Museum is located in the city centre on Tower Street directly opposite the library, a two minute walk from the Cathedral entrance.

The Novium Museum
Tower Street
West Sussex
PO19 1QH
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1243 775888

Buses and coaches stop outside Chichester Cathedral on West Street, which is a two minute walk from the museum. It is a 15 minute walk from Chichester's train and bus stations.

Opening hours vary with Seasonal Opening times

Currently Winter opening

Please note our festive opening ours this year:

The Novium Museum and Chichester Tourist Information Centre will be closed from Sunday, 23 December - Wednesday, 26 December, re-opening at 10:00 on Thursday, 27 December.

We will also be closed from Sunday, 31 December - Monday, 1 January, re-opening at 10:00 on Tuesday, 2 January.

April to October  - Summer Opening Hours

Museum and Tourist Information services open 7 days a week (including Bank Holidays 10:00 - 16:00)

10:00 - 17:00 Monday to Saturday
10:00 - 16:00 Sunday

November to March - Winter Opening Hours

Museum and Tourist Information services opens 6 days a week (including Bank Holidays 10:00 - 16:00)
10:00 - 17:00 Monday to Saturday

Sunday - Closed

Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

No food, drinks or smoking are permitted on the museum site. Visitors are allowed to use cameras without flash and personal recorders, except in galleries where signs are posted prohibiting their use.

Admission prices

FREE entry. Some events may charge, please check the What's on listings for further information or contact the museum.