Our charity collects and preserves the unique heritage of Richmond Park, the largest of London’s Royal Parks, for all to enjoy.
We have a diverse range of heritage material covering the last four centuries, with some 2,500 items including antique prints, paintings, maps, postcards, photographs, documents, books and press cuttings. These are being catalogued by volunteers from the Friends of Richmond Park.
The Collection, currently stored in unsatisfactory accommodation in Pembroke Lodge in Richmond Park, is overseen by volunteer and part-time staff. Plans are well advanced for a new purpose-built heritage centre to provide full public access to the Collection.
Museum, Heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site
Currently not open to the public
Richmond Park and the First World War
- 7 July — 31 December 2014 *on now
An exhibition telling some of the stories of what happened in Richmond Park one hundred years ago, including a top secret military experiment, and the construction of a fully equipped hospital which treated thousands of troops and one wounded pet monkey. In the entrance hall of Pembroke Lodge in Richmond Park.
- Any age