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Heath Robinson Museum

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Heath Robinson & Pinner shouldn't be overlooked!

Families & art lovers both should take a Sunday day-out to the NW suburbs of London - 25min on the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bstewart55
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Toronto, Canada
Good little museum

We have walked passed this museum in the Memorial Park many times and were very pleased to visit it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cyrilthesquirrel
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London, United Kingdom
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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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50 West End Lane | Pinner Memorial Park, Pinner HA5 1AE, England
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+44 20 8866 8420
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
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Steve P, Manager at Heath Robinson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have walked passed this museum in the Memorial Park many times and were very pleased to visit it today. Nicely done, very interesting and very informative.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank cyrilthesquirrel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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Steve P, Manager at Heath Robinson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Anthony 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

Reviewed March 9, 2019

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.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

This is a lovely little museum, containing both the works of Heath Robinson and other (changing) exhibitions.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Antal
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

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
Thank Susan L
Steve P, Guest Relations Manager at Heath Robinson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Susan L, 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

Reviewed October 10, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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