Delightful Manor House, powerfully evoking the atmosphere of an Edwardian gentry home both ‘Upstairs’ and ‘Downstairs’. Explore over twenty rooms on four floors, from the superbly renovated servants’ quarters in the basement to the attic bedrooms on the top floor. Adjacent to Preston Park, the house also comprises picturesque walled gardens and a pet cemetery.
Part of a Designated Collection of national importance is on display at this venue.
Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site
Open to the Public: April - September
Closed: Mondays (inc Bank Holidays),
Winter Closure October - March (except for Special Events and School/Group bookings)
Children: (under 16) £3.50
Part of Brighton & Hove Museums' Designated Collection of Decorative Art, which you can also see at Hove Museum & Art Gallery, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery and Brighton Pavilion, is on display here. Please contact Brighton Museums for more information if you wish to see a specific item.
The collections of decorative arts include the Regency furniture and silver-gilt displayed in the Royal Pavilion, the Macquoid furniture at Preston Manor, the Willett Collection of ceramics illustrating popular history, and outstanding holdings of British and European 20th century decorative design and craft.
Social History, Personalities, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Archives
Key artists and exhibits
- Designated Collection
- 17 July 2017
Get exclusive access to parts of the house not open to the public on this eye-opening tour revealing hidden stories and spaces.
- Not suitable for children
£16.50, members £13.50, book in advance.You can buy tickets by telephoning the Events Booking line on 03000 290902 (Mon-Fri), in person at any of our venues, or online at www.brightonmuseums.org.uk. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries.
A £1.50 booking fee may apply to some events.
Tickets cannot be reserved without payment. Please book early as an event
may be cancelled if too few tickets have been sold.
Bram Stoker's Dracula
- 27 October 2016 7:30-8:45pm, 9:15-10:30pm
- 28 October 2016 7:30-8:45pm, 9:15-10:30pm
- 30 October 2016 7:30-8:45pm, 9:15-10:30pm
- 31 October 2016 7:30-8:45pm, 9:15-10:30pm
- 3 November 2016 7:30-8:45pm, 9:15-10:30pm
- 4 November 2016 7:30-8:45pm, 9:15-10:30pm
- 5 November 2016 7:30-8:45pm, 9:15-10:30pm
- 6 November 2016 7:30-8:45pm, 9:15-10:30pm
- 10 November 2016 3-4:15pm, 5:30-6:45pm
- 11 November 2016 7:30-8:45pm, 9:15-10:30pm
This Halloween Brighton Theatre company, Brief Hiatus, bring the world’s greatest gothic horror story to Preston Manor with a new version of the Bram Stoker classic. Be enthralled by this site-specific performance with the Victorian rooms and atmospheric spaces of Brighton's most-haunted house as the perfect backdrop.
- Any age
Brighton & Hove