Museum of Richmond
Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey TW9 1TP
Tel: 020 8332 1141 Email:

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Welcome to the Museum of Richmond

For centuries Richmond has been a centre of fashion and the arts, as well as home to several of Britain's monarchs. The Museum celebrates the rich heritage of Richmond, Ham, Petersham and Kew and, through the exhibition and education programmes, all other areas of the borough.

The colourful displays span from mediaeval times to the present day. It is ideal for family visits: admission is free, and there are always lots of activities to keep children entertained. The museum is close to the River Thames and to Richmond Green.

Current exhibitionComing events

New Exhibition 30 January-26 July
Encountering the Uncharted and Back - Three explorers: Ball, Vancouver and Burton

Coming soon - our Easter Family Workshops 8th-11th April. Children will make and decorate their own easter baskets as well as learn about silhouettes. For more details please phone 020 8332 1141 or email Booking is essential.

Natascha Wintersinger
Education and Audience Development:
Jenny Phelan
Chair Elect: Sylvie Gormezano

Accredited Museum no: RD80
Charity No: 295164

Visitors please note: the Museum will be closed between the Friday the 18th April and Friday the 25th April 2014 for a refurbishment review.

Coming very soon a completely new Museum of Richmond website!

The new website is currently under construction and will include more museum, events and collections information, many new photographs, new pages and much more!

Watch this space

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