Museum of Richmond

Museum of Richmond
Old Town Hall
Whittaker Avenue


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020 8332 1141

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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.

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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

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Movies at the Museum

Movies at the Museum

  • 12 February — 30 April 2014 *on now

The new season of "Movies at the Museum" takes up some of the themes of our current exhibition Encountering the Uncharted and Back – Three explorers: Ball, Vancouver and Burton and delves into the world of exploration. Movies are shown at the museum once a month on a Wednesday. Booking is essential and £3 donation is welcomed.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


£3 donation welcomed on the night

Museum of Richmond: The Keepers of Time

Museums at Night: The Keepers of Time

  • 15 May 2014 5-8pm

The Museum of Richmond will be taking part in the National Museums at Night campaign and exploring the concept of the museum as a keeper of time.

We will be open from 5-8 pm offering a chance to look behind-the-scenes, with a short film screening, activities and more! Free, drop-in event.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17
  • Not suitable for children


Free, drop-in event