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Magical Murder Mystery Evening At The Museum of Richmond

I visited the museum just this evening with my sister (she’s 30, I’m 26). We were looking for... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
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Richmond - poor and wealthy

This is a small museum on the second floor of the old Town Hall. It tells the history of Richmond... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
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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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4 Whittaker Avenue | Old Town Hall, Richmond TW9 1EH, England
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I visited the museum just this evening with my sister (she’s 30, I’m 26). We were looking for something fun to do in London one evening that wouldn’t break the bank. We honestly had the most lovely time at the museum’s event ‘Archaeology - A...More

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Rebecca A, Curator & Executive Officer at Museum of Richmond, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Thank you so much! We had a great evening too. Thank you for taking the time to review - this sort of feedback really keeps us going. Hopefully see you soon.

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

My children age 7&6 had fun learning about the Bronze Age and making a pot out of clay. Thank you Richmond museum for a fun 2 hours.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This is a small museum on the second floor of the old Town Hall. It tells the history of Richmond from earliest times, including the Royal connections. A poignant exhibition depicts the life of the poor of Richmond and what it would have been like...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

If you want to understand the history of Richmond, especially learning about all the wonderful buildings and the people who have lived in the Richmond area, then this museum is a must for all ages.

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to this lovely little museum. It's tucked away upstairs in the old town hall, and has a really well curated and interesting collections about various aspects relating to Richmond. They've done a really good job of linking in with local...More

Thank bramblehog
Reviewed 2 February 2018

The museum is a great place to visit for a insight into the history of Richmond. Tucked away on the upper floor of the old town hall. They have a selection of fascinating exhibits relating to different periodsfrom prehistoric richmond to Tudor and modern periods....More

Thank humbertlad
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is a lovely hidden treasure in Richmond! They have lots of interesting artefacts and information about the history of Richmond. The display information is clear with several interactive questions/hands-on sections for children. The staff were friendly and informative. It is free to enter however...More

1  Thank chantal9989
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The museum is hidden away on the top floor of the old town hall, but is well worth seeking out.. Well displayed and not presented at 'lowest common denominator' as are so many museums today! There is a small temporary exhibition but also a really...More

3  Thank galloping_grannie
Reviewed 14 September 2017

An art collection downstairs and a collection of objects about the history of Richmond upstairs. It gave a picture of what life was like in the 18th & 19th century in the area. The booklets are also value for money.

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Thank stephenfS7673OW
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The whole Richmond is a lovely place, the museum tells the story of this part of London, offers interesting exhibits to see, suggests and encourages to explore more. All in all, it's a place where you would like to return and bring your friends. If...More

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