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Address: 4 Whittaker Avenue | Old Town Hall, Richmond TW9 1EH, England
Phone Number:
+44 20 8332 1141
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Today
11:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat 11:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Museum celebrates the rich heritage of Richmond, Ham, Petersham and Kew...

The Museum celebrates the rich heritage of Richmond, Ham, Petersham and Kew and, through the exhibition and education programmes, all other areas of the borough. The colourful displays span from mediaeval times to the present day.

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The video showing the diverse architecture in the area is excellent .The volunteer curator was friendly and knowledgeable.A few stairs to climb but well worth the effort-there may... read more

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The video showing the diverse architecture in the area is excellent .The volunteer curator was friendly and knowledgeable.A few stairs to climb but well worth the effort-there may have been a lift not sure.

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Thank allanr983
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this museum as part of a visit to Richmond, as i wanted to find out little more about Richmond Palace and its predecessor, the palace of Sheen. The museum was very helpful as it has quite a lot about these palaces. Overall, it's a very well laid out exhibition of Richmond's past, from prehistory through to the 20th... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first visit to the museum and I was pleasantly surprised. I was thinking it would just be a very brief visit as the museum was so small. However, the information accompanying the exhibits was extremely clear and interesting therefore I couldn't help but read every word. I particularly enjoyed the videos relating to the local architecture and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am always amazed that Richmond Palace competed with Hampton Court in Tudor Times. Elizabeth I died here. The museum puts the visual remains of Richmond palace still available into context. Visit the museum and then take a walk to look at what you can see that is left

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Thank Rosbar54
United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across this museum quite by chance while wandering round the town. We went in to see the exhibition on the old Star and Garter Home now being converted into luxury apartments. Excellent and the history of the town was quite a revelation to those of us unfamiliar with the area.

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Thank LuccaSiena
Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the museum last week, i thoroughly enjoyed the experience from start to finish. I will be recommending to others. The volunteer was warm, friendly, polite, informative. The museum is well laid out and i was absolutely charmed and enthralled by it all. What an amazing history Richmond has.

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Thank nsmith119
Swindon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you want to learn about Richmond's history and architecture, then this is a great museum to visit. Well set out exhibitions and a knowledgeable friendly volunteer. Art exhibition also on the ground floor.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

A very interesting local museum covering the history of the Richmond area in sufficient detail but without being overwhelming. The only disappointment was the lack of any other visitors during our time there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

delightful museum on second floor of building. small but compact with information clearly marked. lots of subjects and objects for handling.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Richmond Museum is fantastic! Whilst small, it is full of fascinating history ranging from Richmond and Isleworth in the First and Second World Wars and Architecture of the town. Currently there is a through yet succinct exhibit on the Star and Garter (old military hospital/hotel). Fascinating is the only word to describe it. Certainly worth a visit if you... More 

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