Alfred Munnings died in 1959 and his widow opened the doors to the house as a museum in 1962 after his request that his pictures and estate be left to the nation. The museum houses the largest amount of Alfred Munnings work worldwide.
There are 650 oil paintings on display, each one of these is framed and displayed in keeping with the era and displaying each beautiful painting perfectly. There are also 50 water colours on display which makes the total amount of 700 paintings displayed in beautiful frames the largest collection of his work in the world.
Also inside the museum you will find Mannings sketchbooks with over 3000 drawings and sketches, there are also paintings on display here that are on loan from private and personal collections.
As well as all of the beautiful artwork and frames on display there is also a large collection of furniture that Alfred Munnings collected dating back to the 17th Century.