Visit us Plan your visit Opening times The New Forest Heritage Centre is open 7 days a week 10.00am until 4.00pm. Last entry to the Museum and Gallery is 30 minutes before closing. The Centre is closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day and on Friday 1 February 2019 for stocktaking. The Christopher Tower Reference Library is open Wednesdays 10.00am - 4.00pm and Fridays 10.00am - 12.30pm. (Outside of these times the library can be accessed by appointment with seven days’ notice.) Admission to the New Forest Heritage Centre is free (although donations are welcome). You can view our Museum Guide here.