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.

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Gilbert White's House
High Street
Selborne
Hampshire
GU34 3JH

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Please see website for opening hours

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What’s On, Upcoming Events

Starts

16

Feb

Expires

24

Feb

Penguin Trail

Find our Antarctic Penguins hidden in the grounds of our garden.Free with a valid museum ticket.

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections
Gilbert White's House, High Street, Selborne, Hampshire, GU34 3JH

Starts

22

Feb

Expires

22

Feb

Family Astronomy

Join our family friendly astronomy evening. Learn about Meteors with our education team and explore night skies above Selborne with Graham Bryant from the Hampshire Astronomical Group.Adults...

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections
Gilbert White's House, High Street, Selborne, Hampshire, GU34 3JH

Starts

25

Feb

Expires

25

Feb

Introduction to Astronomy

We invite people to explore the night sky with this introductory astronomy night, including a short topical talk on astronomy and an exploration of the night sky lead by Graham Bryant from the...

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections
Gilbert White's House, High Street, Selborne, Hampshire, GU34 3JH

Starts

28

Feb

Expires

28

Feb

The Tale of the Ratman of South Georgia

Dickie Hall ran the South Georgia Habitat Restoration Project – the world’s largest rodent eradication programme.In 2018, the South Georgia Heritage Trust declared the Sub-Antarctic island...

Tickets: £12.00

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections
Gilbert White's House, High Street, Selborne, Hampshire, GU34 3JH

Starts

07

Mar

Expires

07

Mar

Sue Flood: Emperor – The Perfect Penguin

Sue is a filmmaker, zoologist, adventure travel leader and public speaker. Her work takes her all over the world but she has a special passion for the wildlife and icy magnificence of Antarctica...

Tickets: £12.00

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections
Gilbert White's House, High Street, Selborne, Hampshire, GU34 3JH

Additional Features

  • Education Centre
  • Wedding Venue
  • Conference Facilities
  • Events Programme
  • Holiday Flat