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
- 17 March 2018 1-2:30pm
They landed at the edges of the invasion area on the Normandy coast to secure the western and eastern flanks of the beachheads and protect them from German attacks. Failure would have given Hitler the opportunity to initiate an eleventh-hour attempt to save Germany and launch his new V-weapons against British cities. Success meant the beginning of the end of the Third Reich. A soldier returns to tell of that day, one of the most important in history. Learn the difference between the weapons and equipment of the land and airborne troops and how they worked together to bring victory.
£5 per child
Making Stone Age Tools
- 4 April 2018 11am-3:30pm
As part of a small group under the tuition of master flint knapper, James Dilley, enjoy the opportunity to make your own authentic Stone Age tool to take home. Learn some of the ancient survival skills needed to live in a hostile environment, where woolly mammoth and sabre toothed tigers roamed freely.
There will be an opportunity to buy some replica tools so bring some pocket money if you wish.
Children must wear trousers and closed shoes for protection during this activity, other safety equipment will be provided.
Cost per child £15, payable in advance. This includes the cost of materials to make the tool which will be yours to keep. For pre-payment please make cheques payable to E&EBC and either post or hand deliver them to Bourne Hall Museum.
Places are limited to 15 children per session so pre-booking is essential.
Cost per child £15, payable in advance.
When a Knight won his Spurs
- 7 April 2018 1-2:30pm
Did he throw his bones over his shoulder or was it all very polite? Watch as he is dressed and armed for combat. We then follow him as he takes part in his first tournament, a preparation for the brutal medieval battlefield. Discover his armour and weapons, how he fights and defends himself with them. Then cheer him on as he takes on other knights for his lady’s favour and his honour.
£5 per child
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