Guildford Museum

Guildford Museum
Castle Arch
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 3SX
England

Website

E-mail

heritageservices@guildford.gov.uk

Telephone

01483 444751

Fax

01483 532391

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The museum was founded in 1898 and now houses the largest collection of archaeology, local history and needlework in Surrey. There is a well-stocked shop selling a range of local history books and gifts.

Venue Type:

Museum, Heritage site

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 1100-1700
Closed Sundays, Christmas and Good Friday
Open on most bank holidays

Admission charges

free

Getting there

The Museum is situated half way down Quarry Street at the bottom of the High Street.
It is a short walk from Guildford railway station
By road: from London join the M25 and follow it round until Junctiion 10, then continue on the A3 until you are south of Guildford. Nearest carparks: Millbrook, Castle

By train: the nearest station is Guildford, approximately a 10 min walk to the Museum.

Collection details

Archaeology, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, World Cultures, Music, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Social History, Land Transport

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.

The Victorian Schoolroom

In-role activity days for Keystage 1 (The Victorian Playroom - Years 1 and 2) and Keystage 2 (The Victorian Schoolroom - Years 3 to 6). Designed and run by qualified teachers, the sessions take place in our specially recreated Victorian Classroom and run from 9.45am to 2pm, Monday to Thursday during term time. The Schoolroom can accommodate up to 36 children and the Playroom, which addresses the KS1 History Unit 'How do our toys differ from those of the past' can take up to 32 children per day.

How to obtain

For further information and bookings please call Mary Witton on 01483 444750 or visit our website at www.guildfordmuseum.co.uk and go to the education section.
Cost £6 per child in the Schoolroom (minimum charge £150) and £5.50 in the Playroom (minimum charge £137.50)

School Loan Boxes - Keystages 1 and 2

Educational loan boxes for Keystage 1 and 2 children. Handling objects and fixed displays on Tudor times, Victorian childhood, Roman and Prehistoric times. For a full list please visit our website at www.guildfordmuseum.co.uk and go to the education pages.

How to obtain

For more information or to book a loan box, please call Mary Witton on 01483 444750

Getting there

The Museum is situated half way down Quarry Street at the bottom of the High Street.
It is a short walk from Guildford railway station
By road: from London join the M25 and follow it round until Junctiion 10, then continue on the A3 until you are south of Guildford. Nearest carparks: Millbrook, Castle

By train: the nearest station is Guildford, approximately a 10 min walk to the Museum.

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