Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 8332 11414 to discuss what we can offer for your particular group.
We ask for a donation of £25 per talk, workshop or session.
Below you will find details of what we have offered other groups. If you had something else in mind, please get in touch.
The Museum of Richmond aims to bring the history of Richmond and the surrounding area to life in exciting and varied ways for people of all ages and from all backgrounds. We offer a growing programme of talks that can be booked by groups of 10 or more, often for groups who cannot come into the museum. Groups we have recently visited include FiSh in Barnes and the Richmond Afternoon Forum.
Feedback includes: “I have just got back home and would like to thank you for your interesting and informative talk this afternoon. Every one of the members was fully engaged with your subject, and passing around the artefacts you had brought with you helped to stimulate conversation.”
Talk topics currently include:
Old Palace Lane
The Story of the Royal Star and Garter Home
Highlights of the Textile Collection
30 Years of the Museum of Richmond
Richmond and the Railway
The Royals and Richmond Palace
Toys Through the Ages
Medicine in Richmond
Can’t see what you are looking for? Let us know if you have a topic in mind and we will see what we can do!
The Museum of Richmond offers reminiscence sessions on a variety of topics. These sessions use objects from the museum’s handling collection to stimulate group discussion and shared experiences. Recently we have worked with the Caring Café in Sheen. Handling toys from the past meant clients shared memories of childhood as well as resulting in impromptu skipping and games of skittles!
“Just an e mail to say thank you very much for a lovely session with the Victorian/Tudor toys on Saturday. The feedback from the clients was very positive , they very much enjoyed the afternoon as did the staff & volunteers.”
CURRENT EXHIBITION: OT 50
15 December 2021 – 10 September 2022
From a room above the pub to an award-winning independent theatre, discover the unique history of the Orange Tree Theatre as it celebrates it’s 50th anniversary
Our usual opening hours are: Tuesday to Friday, 11am to 5pm and Saturdays, 11am to 4pm