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Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11am-4pm this stylish purpose-built museum dedicated to the life and work of William Heath Robinson has become a focal point in Pinner's beautiful Memorial Park. Heath Robinson (1872-1944) was a renowned...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
50 West End Lane | Pinner Memorial Park, Pinner HA5 1AE, England
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Families & art lovers both should take a Sunday day-out to the NW suburbs of London - 25min on the Metropolitan tube line. I've put off visits in past UK trips but this time a special exhibition on book and magazine illustrators of "The Beardsley...More
Date of experience: April 2019
Steve P, Manager at Heath Robinson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago
Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed your visit.
I have looked forward to going here for a while especially as the building from outside in photographs looked stunning. For what was on offer it seemed expensive. I had hoped to see a large collection of WHR's drawings especially the ones of 'intricate, humorous...More
Date of experience: April 2019
Steve P, Manager at Heath Robinson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Thank you for your positive comments around the shop and engaging volunteer greeting. We are equally keen to understand your less complimentary comments.
It seems that our permanent exhibition didn’t live up to your high expectations. As a niche museum with limited space, we...More
Museum devoted to the work of W HEath Robinson - permanant exhibition in one room whcih shows the breadth of his talent, not just as an inventive cartooner - then another room which has special themed show. They sometimes have evening talks or exhibitions.
OK, it wasn't really what I expected. I think I'm not alone when thinking of Heath Robinson as the inventor/creator of intricate "impossible" mechanical wizardry. It turns out that these type of diagrams and drawings are only a small part of his life's work. Also...More
An enjoyable way to learn about Heath Robinson and to gain an insight into what led to this highly skilled illustrator to produce his wonderfully entertaining pictures. If you have an interest in his pictures and want to know more about the background to them...More
Great building and fairly small museum
Knew I wanted to see it and had read previous reviews
The work that is there is beautifully presented and the new building is set in a park
I’m a fan of Heath Robinson but if you’re limited on...More
It cost over £6 each to visit and I'm afraid we were all disappointed. There was just one small room to look at his pictures but the only hands on things were a couple of jigsaws, a small broken model and another to put a...More
Date of experience: October 2018
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Steve P, Guest Relations Manager at Heath Robinson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018
We are sorry that you didn’t find your visit an interesting experience. Heath Robinson was a great illustrator and cartoonist and the Museum tries to show off his artwork and talk about his life to best effect. Although he often drew cartoons of...More
Tucked away in a wooded park in Metroland's Pinner is a small state of the art museum celebrating Heath Robinson, the artist with a zany sense of humour who lived in Pinner in the early 20th century. Frequently changing exhibitions feature other quirky artists and...More