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Visitor Information

Buckler's Hard has been been awarded the mark of quality by England's only independent quality scheme for all attractions.

Quality Assured Visitor Attraction

Admission prices

Admission price includes entrance to the historic village and waterfront, Maritime Museum and Buckler’s Hard Story, the shipbuilder's cottages and all day car parking.

Adult Senior Child Family Annual pass
£6.20 £5.80 £4.40 £18.00 £10.00

Child prices apply to children aged 5-17 inclusive. A family ticket covers one adult and up to four children or two adults and up to three children.

Annual pass

Enjoy Buckler’s Hard all year round with a great value annual pass. 

Adult / Senior Family
£10.00             £30.00             

A family pass covers two adults and up to three children.

Holders of the Buckler’s Hard Annual Pass can enjoy unlimited access to the Village, Chapel, Shipwright's Cottage, Maritime Museum and The Buckler's Hard Story. Plus receive a 10% Museum shop discount, discounts on River Cruises, and free all day parking.  Pass holders are also entitled to discounted entry to two other local museums - New Forest Centre in Lyndhurst and St Barbe Museum in Lymington. For full details of the discounts available please enquire at time of purchase or call 01590 616203.

River Cruise

The 30 minute river cruise is an optional extra which will operate between 5 April and 2 November 2014.

Adult Senior Child Family
£4.50 £4.00 £2.50 £11.00

A family ticket covers one adult and up to four children or two adults and up to three children.

The charge for the River Cruise is payable in cash once aboard the boat. We regret we are unable to take card payments. 

Sailing Times 

The river cruise sails from the jetty at the bottom of the high street at the following times: 11.00, 11.45, 12.45, 13.30, 14.15, 15.00, 15.45, 16.30. During August only there is also a sailing at 17.15.  All sailings are subject to conditions of carriage.

Opening times

The attraction is open every day of the year except Christmas Day as indicated below. The last admission each day is 30 minutes prior to closing time.

Month Time
1st October - 4th April 10.00am - 4.30pm
5th April - 30th September  10.00am - 5.30pm