Museum of Richmond

The Old Town Hall, home to the Museum of Richmond
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The Museum of Richmond celebrates the rich and diverse social heritage of the borough of Richmond which has been a centre of fashion, the arts and the intellect for centuries. The intimate display spans from the prehistoric times to the present day.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Tues-Sat 1100-1700

Admission charges

Free admission

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Weapons and War, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Natural Sciences, Music, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Land Transport

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.
www.museumofrichmond.com

Valentines Make Do & Mend Event

  • 13 February 2016 12-3pm *on now

Richmond Adult and Community College fashion students have been inspired by the WWII theme Make Do & Mend. They have created their own new outfits out of old clothes and material. Come and view the costumes and make your own Valentines cards from left over scrap paper and card!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free but £1 donation towards the Museum of Richmond appreciated

Website

http://www.museumofrichmond.com/learning-activities/families/

www.museumofrichmond@btconnect.com

History Themed Arts & Crafts Family Workshop

  • 16 — 19 February 2016

Join us to learn about World War Two for the last month of our WWII exhibition. Find out what life was like for children during the War; What toys did they have? What games did they play? What was rationing like? What was it like to be an evacuee?
Use the arts and crafts material to design your own evacuees suitcase.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10

Admission

£4 p/child and adults are free.
Call 02083321141 or email:
museumofrichmond@btconnect.com
to reserve your places.

Website

http://www.museumofrichmond.com/learning-activities/families/

www.museumofrichmond.com

Sir David Attenborough in Conversation with Anita Anand

  • 7 March 2016 7:30-9pm

SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH IN CONVERSATION WITH ANITA ANAND

MONDAY 7th MARCH 2016

7.30pm-9.00pm

Duke Street Church, Duke Street, Richmond

The Museum of Richmond proudly presents an evening with our Patron, Sir David Attenborough O.M., F.R.S., “the greatest living natural history broadcaster” (to quote the Independent), in conversation about his life and work with writer, journalist and broadcaster, Anita Anand. Both local residents, Sir David and Anita are very kindly giving their time in support of Phase 2 of the Museum’s renewal appeal which Sir David launched in 2009. Sir David turns 90 in May but shows no sign of retiring! He is making a couple of films for the BBC to mark his birthday.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Duke Street Church
Duke Street Church,
Duke Street
Richmond Upon Thames
TW91DH

Getting there

Close to Richmond Station

Admission

£25 Adult £15 Young Person (18 & Under)

Website

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sir-david-attenborough-in-conversation-with-anita-anand-tickets-20413730016?utm_term=eventurl_text

Museum of Richmond
Old Town Hall
Whittaker Avenue
Richmond
Surrey
TW9 1TP
England

Website

Our website

www.museumofrichmond.com

E-mail

General information

museumofrichmond@btconnect.com

Telephone

020 8332 1141

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