Haslemere Educational Museum

Haslemere Educational Museum

Haslemere Educational Museum
4.5
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Established in 1888 Haslemere Educational Museum is one of the largest Natural History Museums in central southern England with over 240,000 specimens, along with over 140,000 Human History artefacts from around the World. There are three large permanent galleries for Geology, Natural History and Human History artefacts, also with three temporary exhibition rooms, a library and a dedicated education room for people of all ages.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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mrsflight
East Grinstead, UK231 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
An excellent small museum full of interesting exhibitions. Our favourite was the ancient Egypt area, which sparked a new interest in my son who was fascinated by the display and is keen to learn more at home. Staff were all lovely too and loos clean. It's free entry but you can give a donation. We spent an hour there. Really good place to visit if in the area.
Written 10 May 2023
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Karen B
Surrey, UK143 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
We had a tour of the museum during the pandemic. Considering the constraints it was very good. Definitely recommended
Written 15 February 2022
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Graham P
77 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021
First visit, and what a great surprise. An eclectic and unusual museum which "brings the world to Haslemere". The geology exhibition is fabulous (my wife is a geology fan and rates it as one of the best she's seen), and I thoroughly enjoyed the history section, even though the info panels could be updated slightly - for example the descriptions of post-Roman Britain follow the now outdated "conquest and migration" model. This is not a "local" museum, it brings a global perspective. The small Egyptology room has some superb finds, for example. I also really liked the way the museum deals sensitively with issues such as the display of human remains, whilst still preserving the eccenticities of Victorian and early 20th century collections. Overall its a beautiful place, with a nice garden trail too, and an exceptionally friendly lady on the entrance desk. Highly recommended.
Written 9 September 2021
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MatElaOsc
Normanton, UK15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Family
Good way to spend the afternoon. Lots to see in the museum to keep both me and our little one engaged. There were constant call of "Look at this, no look at this". Even out in the garden, we got to see a bee hive and learn all about it from the bee keepers. And a lovely walk down to the pond an back.
Good way to spand a couple of hours.
Written 30 July 2021
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30Happy_Days
Weybridge20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
lovely couple of hours spent here, kids were fully engaged with the items on display. plenty of social distancing measures in place.
Written 20 August 2020
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Thank you for your kind review. It is especially welcome as it is the first since we have reopened and is so good to know that you both enjoyed the visit and that the measures we have put in place work
Written 22 August 2020
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Thea J
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
We always head straight for the dinosaur roar exhibit which you enable by putting your hand inside a dark hole! Still popular even though my youngest is now 10. Also, interesting local exhibitions which rotate throughout the year.
Written 17 July 2020
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Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased to be re-opening and welcoming visitors back through the doors. We have some wonderful exhibitions planned for the rest of the year!
Written 1 July 2021
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Unknown
8 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
Very good for school trips, wouldn't just go there though. Shop could be less expensive. Could have tour guides? Fun though. Firework were absolutely mesmerising though.
Written 23 April 2020
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ak_guildford
Guildford, UK29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Family
Took our 8 year old here and I think we enjoyed it as much as he did. Small museum but plenty to see with many interesting items on display spanning all the natural sciences. There was also some art exhibitions too in a separate part of the museum. We will be back in the warmer months to the museum as haslemere is a nice village also.
Written 29 February 2020
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We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit. We are especially happy that both generations had fun!
Written 3 March 2020
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fleming47
Alton, UK154 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Youy don`t expect to find much focus on geology in Surrey but this museum is excellent for its overview of the local rocks and sands
Written 21 December 2019
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So glad you enjoyed your visit. We are very lucky to have a great geological collection including somethings and correspondence of Geikie
Written 22 December 2019
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maria h
Midhurst, UK117 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
I grew up in Haslemere so visited this museum many times as a child. Going back age 53 was just as enjoyable! This is still a wonderful little museum with many interesting exhibits.
Written 18 October 2019
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We love having return visitors! Glad you enjoyed it as much now you're slightly older! Thanks for your review
Written 19 October 2019
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