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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1940's collection

Museums at Night: Retro Richmond Fashion Night

  • 14 May 2015 5-8pm

The Museum of Richmond will become a Fashion House! Enjoy the historically themed catwalk, with outfits provided by Richmond’s Cancer Research UK Charity Shop. Walk among our stunning unseen costume collection. See the artistic flair of Richmond Adult and Community College fashion students, who have designed outfits inspired by our collection. Be captivated by early 20th Century film and photographs of Richmond’s fashionable past. Wear your favourite vintage outfit to take part in our online image board. Enjoy drinks, nibbles, even some family arts and crafts, and help us raise money for Cancer Research.

Suitable for

  • Any age