Usual opening hours: Tuesday to Fridays, 11am to 5pm and Saturdays, 10am to 4pm.
The Museum will be closed on Saturday 24th June whilst we host our annual Garden Party at Trumpeters’ House.
Regular workshops for schools, families and adults are held in our temporary exhibition area, during which times it may be too busy to view the current exhibition. Please contact us in advance if you would like to know what activities are planned at the Museum for the day of your visit.
TRUMPETERS’ HOUSE GARDEN PARTY
Trumpeters’ House, Old Palace Yard, Richmond, TW9 1PD
Saturday 24 June, 2pm to 5pm
Relax in this beautiful garden sipping on your drink of choice and enjoy a delicious cake, whilst listening to amazing Barnes Concert Band.
Adults: £15, Children aged 5 to 17: £5, Under 5s: Free
Tickets include a glass of wine or a soft drink, tea and cake.
Booking highly recommended – we have sold out of tickets the past two years and there will be a very limited number of tickets on the door.
ONLINE TALK: ARTIFICIAL SILK
Artificial Silk: From Kew to the World
Thursday 29th June 2023, 7.30pm to 8:30pm
Join our Curator to learn more about a little-known scientific invention of global significance: the development of artificial silk at Kew.
‘Viscose rayon’ remains one of the most widely produced textiles in the world today, and this talk will touch on themes including fashion, environmental sustainability and manufacturing hazards, both current and historical.
Part of the Richmond Arts & Ideas Festival 2023.
RICHMOND REMEMBERS: 100 YEARS OF THE POPPY FACTORY
A free exhibition, 27 September 2022 – 31st May 2023
Founded in the aftermath of the First World War as a means to employ disabled ex-servicemen, The Poppy Factory continues to support veterans and produce Remembrance wreaths from its home on Petersham Road today. Discover 100 years of history as we celebrate the Factory’s centenary year.
COFFEE* AND CRAFTING
(* or tea if you would prefer!)
Have the Lockdowns inspired you to try a new craft, but you are not sure where to start?
Do online videos lack the personal touch for you?
Then join the team at the Museum of Richmond and Works of Love for some FREE crafting workshops for adults at the Museum!
Each month we will be exploring the story behind a beautifully crafted object in the Museum’s collection, then the friendly and experienced Works of Love Team will show you how to start your own projects, including embroidery and patchwork.
Click here to find out more and book your places