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Alec Cobbe – museum tour
22 October 2015
09:30 - 10:15
Alec Cobbe will give a tour of the Cabinet of Curiosities Museum (not the instruments). The Cobbe family museum now at Hatchlands but originally from Newbridge House, Co. Dublin, is a rare 18th century Cabinet of Curiosities with its original display furniture, a unique survival in the British Isles. Containing more than sixteen hundred objects, which include naturalia, exotica, fossils, rocks and minerals, shells, insects, butterflies and a rare group of Indian artefacts collected by members of the family.
Coffee and biscuits on arrival, in the Dining Room, are included in the ticket price.
Online booking is available but if you prefer to book tickets by post please download our booking form, complete and send with SAE and a cheque
Last approximately one hour.
Last approximately two hours with one interval
during which juice and wine are served.
Wheelchair access available. Please advise in advance.
Please note that tickets cannot be exchanged nor money refunded.
Tickets to recitals and concerts do not include free admittance to the house.
We reserve the right to refuse admission and change the programme and/or instrument without notice.
It may not always be possible to admit latecomers to the Music Room.
Stiletto heels should not be worn.