Museum of Richmond

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Getting Here

Address: 2nd Floor, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP


BY CAR

Easy access by car via the M3 – come off onto the A316, take the first exit at St Margaret’s roundabout onto the A3004 and follow the road until you cross Richmond Bridge. Turn left onto Hill Street and the Old Town Hall is on your left on Whittaker Avenue.

Parking available nearby at Friar’s Lane Car Park, Richmond Riverside Car Park and Paradise Road Car Park.
Please note that all of these car parks do have charges.


BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Easy to get to by underground, rail or bus –

Rail: direct from Waterloo. 

Underground: District Line, London Overground

Bus: H22, 33, H37, 65, R68, 190, 290, 371, 490

Look out for directional signposts from Richmond Station, the Green, and the Riverside. The museum is on the top floor of the Old Town Hall – take the lift from the lobby.


DISABLED ACCESS

The museum is on the second floor of the Old Town Hall and is fully accessible for visitors with access requirements.

The Old Town Hall has an entrance for wheelchair users at the back of the Old Town Hall on Whittaker Avenue. Please use the phone there by the door to connect you to the Old Town Hall reference library staff who will assist you in using the lift to the ground floor. From there you can use the lift in the lobby to go to the Second Floor where you will find the museum.

We welcome visitors with disabilities; we also welcome assistance dogs. We are committed to developing and promoting inclusive access to the museum. We suggest that you telephone before a visit for specific access information which you may require.

Whenever possible, please telephone in advance. Use the disabled entrance described above. Richmond Tourist Information Centre (ground floor at the riverside end of the building) provides assistance and responds to the assistance bell. Access to the museum (2nd floor) is by lift from the main hall. The museum is on one level, there are no steps or ramps.

There is a wheelchair accessible toilet by the disabled entrance and on the first floor of the Old Town Hall

There are seats in the centre of each of the main areas. Chairs are readily available on request.

Please click here for the Museum’s full access statement


FOOD AND DRINK

The Museum does not have a cafe, but there is a multitude of places to eat and drink in Richmond.

For suggestions on where to go, please visit VisitRichmond.com

VISIT

FREE ENTRY

Tuesday to Friday: 11am to 5pm
Saturday, April to September: 11am to 5pm
Saturday, October to March: 11am to 4pm

Please Note: We often have learning workshops which start before the Museum opens to the public, which means the exhibition areas will be busy before 12noon.

FAMILIES

Using  objects from the Museum’s handling collection, learn more about the history of the local area and have a go at arts and craft activities!