Bourne Hall Museum
Bourne Hall, situated in the heart of Ewell Village, is a remarkable modern building of unusual architectural interest, surrounded by beautiful grounds. Opened in 1970, it is well furnished, well equipped and flexible enough to accommodate most requirements.
With a variety of different sized halls and rooms, it is perfect for anything from a small meeting to the largest of receptions. It is used for conferences, weddings and wedding receptions, fairs, recitals, meetings and parties.
The landscaped gardens, lawns and lake, with a fountain, provide a wonderful backdrop for your events and are particularly impressive for photographs.
Bourne Hall has good parking facilities and is within easy reach of Central London and the M25. West Ewell British Rail Station is five minutes walk away and provides regular direct rail routes to Waterloo and Guildford. Local buses run to and from Ewell Village.
Mon - Sat 1000 - 1700
Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Land Transport, Medicine, Science and Technology, Social History
The medieval Knights helmet and weapons
- 13 February 2016 1-3:30pm
From the basic helmet of the Normans to those worn in the War of the Roses coving the entire face. They need to change as the weapons became heavier and more deadly also to protect from the great arrow storms that were part of medieval battles.
Cost £5 per child.one adult free.
The Battle of Rorke's Drift
- 19 March 2016 1-2:30pm
On 22 January 1879, just over 150 British and colonial troops successfully defended the garrison against an intense assault by 3,000 to 4,000 Zulus The attacks on Rorke's Drift came very close to defeating the tiny garrison but were ultimately repelled. Eleven Victoria Crosses were awarded to the defenders the highest number in any action, along with a number of other decorations. Meet a British Soldier as he describes this iconic battles showing the weapons used on both sides.
£5 per child one adult free
Bourne Hall Museum Club
For children aged 8+ years with an interest in history. Join up for interactive games, exploration and investigation, dressing up and craft activities covering all periods of history. The club meets on the second Saturday of the month at Bourne Hall, from 13.00-14.30.
How to obtain
Each session carries a £3 charge. Contact 020 8394 1734 for more information and to join.
Bourne Hall Museum