Haslemere Educational Museum

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Haslemere Educational Museum

Haslemere Educational Museum
4.5
Speciality & Gift Shops • Art Galleries • Speciality Museums • Libraries • Gardens
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Established in 1888 Haslemere Educational Museum is one of the largest Natural History Museums in central southern England with over 240,000 specimens, along with over 140,000 Human History artefacts from around the World. There are three large permanent galleries for Geology, Natural History and Human History artefacts, also with three temporary exhibition rooms, a library and a dedicated education room for people of all ages.
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Graham P
25 contributions
Excellent - bringing the world to Haslemere
Aug 2021
First visit, and what a great surprise. An eclectic and unusual museum which "brings the world to Haslemere". The geology exhibition is fabulous (my wife is a geology fan and rates it as one of the best she's seen), and I thoroughly enjoyed the history section, even though the info panels could be updated slightly - for example the descriptions of post-Roman Britain follow the now outdated "conquest and migration" model. This is not a "local" museum, it brings a global perspective. The small Egyptology room has some superb finds, for example. I also really liked the way the museum deals sensitively with issues such as the display of human remains, whilst still preserving the eccenticities of Victorian and early 20th century collections. Overall its a beautiful place, with a nice garden trail too, and an exceptionally friendly lady on the entrance desk. Highly recommended.
Written September 9, 2021
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MatElaOsc
Normanton, UK12 contributions
Great engaging experience for all.
Jul 2021 • Family
Good way to spend the afternoon. Lots to see in the museum to keep both me and our little one engaged. There were constant call of "Look at this, no look at this". Even out in the garden, we got to see a bee hive and learn all about it from the bee keepers. And a lovely walk down to the pond an back.
Good way to spand a couple of hours.
Written July 30, 2021
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30Happy_Days
Weybridge17 contributions
lovely visit
Aug 2020
lovely couple of hours spent here, kids were fully engaged with the items on display. plenty of social distancing measures in place.
Written August 20, 2020
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Thank you for your kind review. It is especially welcome as it is the first since we have reopened and is so good to know that you both enjoyed the visit and that the measures we have put in place work
Written August 22, 2020
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Thea J
3 contributions
One of our favourite places
Feb 2020
We always head straight for the dinosaur roar exhibit which you enable by putting your hand inside a dark hole! Still popular even though my youngest is now 10. Also, interesting local exhibitions which rotate throughout the year.
Written July 17, 2020
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Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased to be re-opening and welcoming visitors back through the doors. We have some wonderful exhibitions planned for the rest of the year!
Written July 1, 2021
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Unknown
8 contributions
Ok
Nov 2019
Very good for school trips, wouldn't just go there though. Shop could be less expensive. Could have tour guides? Fun though. Firework were absolutely mesmerising though.
Written April 23, 2020
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ak_guildford
Guildford, UK27 contributions
Excellent natural history museum for all ages
Feb 2020 • Family
Took our 8 year old here and I think we enjoyed it as much as he did. Small museum but plenty to see with many interesting items on display spanning all the natural sciences. There was also some art exhibitions too in a separate part of the museum. We will be back in the warmer months to the museum as haslemere is a nice village also.
Written February 29, 2020
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We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit. We are especially happy that both generations had fun!
Written March 3, 2020
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fleming47
Alton, UK152 contributions
A lovely museum with a great geological collection
Dec 2019
Youy don`t expect to find much focus on geology in Surrey but this museum is excellent for its overview of the local rocks and sands
Written December 21, 2019
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So glad you enjoyed your visit. We are very lucky to have a great geological collection including somethings and correspondence of Geikie
Written December 22, 2019
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maria h
Midhurst, UK115 contributions
A return visit to my childhood
Oct 2019
I grew up in Haslemere so visited this museum many times as a child. Going back age 53 was just as enjoyable! This is still a wonderful little museum with many interesting exhibits.
Written October 18, 2019
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We love having return visitors! Glad you enjoyed it as much now you're slightly older! Thanks for your review
Written October 19, 2019
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mikehandel
London101 contributions
Well worth a visit
Sep 2019
Old fashioned in one sense - exhibits of stuffed animals, skeletons, fossils and so on with "spins" for today's children which I found very endearing.
Written October 8, 2019
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Thank you for your review. We like the mix of traditional with more modern, glad you did too
Written October 9, 2019
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john z m
Greater London, UK110 contributions
Educational treat
Mar 2019 • Couples
If you like museums this is a little gem.
Great variety of collections all housed and presented in an interesting building.
Something to please all ages and interests
Just loved the engagement of the local community in all aspects of this place.
Art, history, nature, all being presented as an education to us all,thanks to the founder and subsequent donations over many years. A great community hub run by volunteers.
Worth a visit, no charge, just make a donation,a credit to this lovely town.
Written March 29, 2019
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Thank you for your lovely comments, glad you enjoyed your visit
Written March 30, 2019
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