Visit us Plan your visit Opening times The New Forest Heritage Centre is open 7 days a week 9.30am - 5pm until 30 September then 10am - 5pm until 28 October inclusive (10am - 4pm at other times). Last entry to the Museum and Gallery is 30 minutes before closing. The Centre is closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. 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.