Brent Museum

Brent Museum
Willesden Green Library Centre
95 High Road
Willesden Green
London
Greater London
NW10 2SF
England

Website

www.brent.gov.uk/heritage.nsf/

E-mail

museum@brent.gov.uk

Telephone

020 8937 3600

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Brent Museum

Brent Museum (formerly Grange Museum of Community History) moved to Willesden Green Library Centre in 2006 with displays about the history of the Borough and its many cultures.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Mon: 10am - 8pm
Tues: 9am - 8pm
Weds: 9am - 6pm
Thurs: 9am - 8pm
Fri: 9am - 6pm
Sat: 9am - 5pm
Sun: 12am - 5pm

Admission charges

FREE entry

The collection consist of objects relating to the local Brent area and the communities who live there.

The museum is encouraging all people from the many diverse communities in Brent to donate a part of their history, either through objects or oral history, to ensure that they make their mark and history known to future generations.

Collection details

Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Land Transport, Social History

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

Brent Remembers: Five Lives

  • 29 October 2014 — 27 March 2015 *on now

This new exhibition will explore how the First World War affected the people of Brent and the contributions they made. Discover the stories of Charles Garforth, one of the first recipients of a VC medal during the First World War; Charles Bowen a librarian from Willesden who died in combat; Charles Pinkham who oversaw Military Appeal Tribunals; Mabel Comben, a dedicated VAD; and 'Fluff', whose father wrote letters from abroad that she kept for the rest of her life.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way
Wembley
HA9 0FJ

Admission

FREE

Website

http://www.brent.gov.uk/firstwordlwar

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