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"..is surely the most delightful small museum in England." Country Life magazine article 

Celebrating 10 years!

It has been an outstanding 10 years for the Museum, going from a disused barn to an award winning Museum all in a beautiful location in the Cotswolds.

Please note that due to the break in at the Museum, silver produced by C.R. Ashbee and Hart Silversmiths is not on display.

Opening Hours

October - March:

Tuesday - Sunday 10.00 - 4.00

April - September:
Tuesday - Sunday 10.00 - 5.00

Mondays (except Bank Holidays)

Christmas 2017 opening hours

Saturday 23 December: Open 10am to 4pm

Sunday 24 December: Closed

Monday 25 December: Closed

Tuesday 26 December: Closed

Wednesday 27 December: Open 10am to 4pm

Thursday 28 December: Open 10am to 4pm

Friday 29 December: Open 10am to 4pm

Saturday 30 December: Open 10am to 4pm

Sunday 31 December: Open 10am to 4pm

Monday 1 January 2018 : Closed

Tuesday 2  - Sun 7 January 2018 : Open 10am to 4pm

The Museum will then close and reopen on Tuesday 16 January 2018

Current Exhibition

Current Exhibition

Christmas Delights selling exhibition now on Read More »

Friends of Court Barn

Friends of Court Barn

The Friends aim to provide promotional and financial support to ensure the continued success of the museum... Read More »

Latest News

10th anniversary
It is our 10th anniversary - find out how the Museum was created Read More »

A is for Ashbee book
A new publication by the Guild of Handicraft Trust Read More »

Christmas Delights selling exhibition
A selling exhibition by contemporary designer-makers. Read More »



Local artists in and around the Cotswold are keeping many of the skills alive. Explore our shop to find our more. Read More »

Events September - October

Events September - October

Our 2018 Events programme is being worked on now.... Read More »