The Twickenham Museum

The history centre for Twickenham, Whitton, Teddington and the Hamptons.

These villages, situated by the River Thames to the south-west of London, have a rich history going back thousands of years.

Venue Type:


Opening hours

Tuesdays and Saturdays 1100 - 1500
Sundays 1400 - 1600

Closed: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays.

Admission charges

Entrance is free.

Additional info

Specialist publications on local history of the area.

Collection details

Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

The Footballer of Loos

  • 19 September 2015 — 29 June 2016 *on now

The first Big Push of World War One took place on 25th September 1915 outside the small mining town of Loos in northern France. It was kicked off with a football by rifleman Frank Edwards. After the war he came to live in Twickenham and he died in Whitton in 1964. During his lifetime he was known as The Footballer of Loos.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

The Greater Game

  • 25 September 2015 — 30 September 2016 *on now

40 minute audio podcast drama based on the true story of the British Tommy who became known as The Footballer of Loos. Performed by community players, the production is launched precisely 100 years to the minute the whistle blew for the first Big Push of the Great War at Loos in northern France. An unlimited audience can then access it n PCs, laptops and all mobile devices wherever and whenever they want.

Suitable for

  • Any age

The Twickenham Museum
25 The Embankment
Twickenham, Middlesex
Greater London



020 8408 0070

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