Garden Visitors

Group visits

Bookings for group visits are welcome by prior arrangement.

  • We can offer groups an introductory talk on arrival in our courtyard. This gives you a brief history of the museum, William Cowper and John Newton
  • We can also provide you with a guided tour of the museum and/or gardens
  • We are able to provide refreshments by arrangement.
  • A visit can last from 90 minutes to 3 hrs
  • Prepayment for groups is requested

(Please see our latest prices).

We are a Georgian town house consisting of 4 floors; these are broken up by flights of 6 steps and half landings. Each floor has plenty of chairs for visitors to sit on.

The shop, courtyard, gardens and Cowper’s Kitchen are accessible by wheelchair.

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The earliest known photograph of a group visit by members of Wolverton Wesleyan Chapel to William Cowper’s Summer House, circa 1900. Photograph by Jonathan Knight, formerly of Olney.

Schools

We welcome visits from school groups. Please see Educational Group Visits.

Contact us by letter, email or telephone.

Address Orchard Side
Market Place
Olney
MK46 4AJ
UK
Telephone No +44 (0)1234 711516
Email info@cowperandnewtonmuseum.org.uk