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Queen’s Road: 500 Years of History

1 February 2020 - 5 September 2020

Explore 500 years of history on a single road in Richmond. From farmland owned by Tudor courtiers to the site of modern social housing, Queen’s Road offers a glimpse into the ways society was changing in Richmond.

Visit to find out more and get involved with the various events and activities, which will be taking place throughout the exhibition.

February Curator’s Tour

Saturday 15 February, 2pm

Join our Curator to discover some of the stories from Richmond’s past told through the objects in the Museum’s collection.

Curator’s Tours are free. Please meet at the Museum’s front desk.

 

February Half Term Family Workshops

Tuesday 18 February to Friday 21 February, 10am to 12noon

World War One in Richmond – Princess Mary Gift Boxes

Explore the history behind the special Princess Mary Gift Boxes given to the armed forces during WWI. Discover how WWI affected the lives of Richmond residents and the story of Maurice Tribe who lived in Queens Road. Handle real and replica museum objects connected to the story. Get creative with the art of origami, constructing and decorating your own gift boxes to take home.

Workshops are £5.50 per child

Book with Eventbrite here

(£4 of this covers craft materials, £1.50 is the Eventbrite booking fee.) Booking is essential as places are limited.

 

The Social History of Queen’s Road

Monday 9 March 2020, 8pm

A talk by Charles Pineles

In this joint talk with the Richmond Local History Society, hear about the historic residents of Queen’s Road, Richmond and what their lives can tell us about social change in the local area.

Join us at Duke Street Church; doors open at 7.30pm and the talk begins at 8pm.

Entrance is free for Members of RLHS and Friends of the Museum. Tickets for non-members are £4 and can be purchased from the Museum of Richmond or on the door.

March Curator’s Tour

Saturday 14 March, 2pm

In honour of our new exhibition on Queen’s Road, our Curator will be exploring the Queens (and other royal ladies) connected with Richmond on this tour. Join us to discover some of the stories of the Borough’s royal connections told through the objects in the Museum’s collection.

Curator’s Tours are free. Please meet at the Museum’s front desk.

VISIT

Price

Free Admission

Opening hours

Tuesday – Friday 11am to 5pm
Saturday, April – September: 11am to 5pm
Saturday, October – March: 11am to 4pm
Closed Mondays and Bank Holidays, including Good Friday

Find us

2nd Floor, Old Town Hall, Whittaker
Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP
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Please note

We often have learning workshops which start before the Museum opens which means the exhibition area will not be accessible until 12noon

HOW TO GET HERE

Second Floor, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP
020 8332 1141
info@museumofrichmond.com

 

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