Bourne Hall Museum

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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.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Mon - Sat 1000 - 1700
Sun Mornings

Admission charges

Free

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Land Transport, Medicine, Science and Technology, Social History

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.
Airbourne troops ready for D-Day

D-Day

  • 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.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13

Admission

£5 per child

Website

http://www.epsomandewellhistoryexplorer.org.uk/BourneHallMuseumClub.html

Stone Age Tools

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.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15

Admission

Cost per child £15, payable in advance.

Website

http://www.epsomandewellhistoryexplorer.org.uk/BourneHallMuseumClub.html

Knight being made ready for Battle

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.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13

Admission

£5 per child

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Bourne Hall Museum Club

http://www.epsomandewellhistoryexplorer.org.uk/BourneHallMuseumClub.html

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
Spring Street
Ewell
Epsom
Surrey
KT17 1UF
England

Website

www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk/EEBC/Leisure+and+Culture/Bourne+Hall

E-mail

Bournehall@epsom-ewell.gov.uk

Telephone

020 83941734

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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