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Museum of Richmond

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Little gem

We started our first trip to Richmond with a visit to this charming little museum, which provided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tiny but charming

Only a very small museum but a number of interesting exhibits and some useful things to entertain... read more

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peter A
London, United Kingdom
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The Museum celebrates the rich heritage of Richmond, Ham, Petersham and Kew and, through the exhibition and education programmes, all other areas of the borough. The colourful displays span from mediaeval times to the present day.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
4 Whittaker Avenue | Old Town Hall, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1EH, England
+44 20 8332 1141
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We started our first trip to Richmond with a visit to this charming little museum, which provided the perfect framing for our subsequent walk. The museum provides an excellent history of the borough and enabled us to identify the history of the buildings we later...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only a very small museum but a number of interesting exhibits and some useful things to entertain the young ones such as a sand tray and lego pit. Charming staff.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got into this museum as we were wondering around with some friends. Very good effort by local people, friendly and informative staff!

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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Very interesting local museum. It is only one room in the old town hall, but there is plenty to see. I spent about an hour going round. Richmond and the surrounding area has a varied history and the museum includes exhibits from early archaeological finds...More

1  Thank farwriter
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Richmond museum, is a nice little museum in the centre of town in the town hall, it’s small and maybe only an hour or so worth of entertainment but it’s worth the visit, a lot of entertesting bits that you won’t see elsewhere and things...More

Thank ChiswickDaisy
Reviewed August 1, 2018

It is very small, not too much to see or learn. One could make it more fun, more appealing, more attractive. It is located in the centre of Richmond, close to the river Thames.More

Thank joycedano1
Rebecca A, Manager at Museum of Richmond, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

We are sorry that you feel disappointed with your visit, as a small local Museum, run by a charity, offering free entry to visitors we try to create an enjoyable and informative experience in the limited space we have. We have changing exhibitions and an...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018

Richmond Museum has both permanent and temporary exhibitions. It is not large and can easily be seen within an hour, though many spend longer. The staff are very helpful. It is in the top of the old town hall, in a side road between the...More

1  Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed July 19, 2018

I'm local and I have visited this museum a handful of times already. I usually go for the temporary exhibitions and end up looking at a lot more, as there's so much to see and read. The volunteers at the welcome desk are always great...More

Thank NinaMA
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

I visited the museum just this evening with my sister (she’s 30, I’m 26). We were looking for something fun to do in London one evening that wouldn’t break the bank. We honestly had the most lovely time at the museum’s event ‘Archaeology - A...More

2  Thank SRP178
Rebecca A, Curator & Executive Officer at Museum of Richmond, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Thank you so much! We had a great evening too. Thank you for taking the time to review - this sort of feedback really keeps us going. Hopefully see you soon.

Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

My children age 7&6 had fun learning about the Bronze Age and making a pot out of clay. Thank you Richmond museum for a fun 2 hours.

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