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The Lightbox

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Very interesting place to visit

This is a very interesting museum and collection of strtefacts and paintings. The one which I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ann4all
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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A very interesting gallery of local history, good for families of all ages. Easy to get to from the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Louise C
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Woking, United Kingdom
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The Lightbox gallery and museum is one of the most fun and exciting cultural spaces in the South East. Three galleries host a range of exhibitions from contemporary art to nationally famous artists which change regularly. The building is also home...more
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Chobham Road, Woking GU21 4AA, England
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+44 1483 737800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very interesting museum and collection of strtefacts and paintings. The one which I found particularly enjoyable was the rooms displaying household artefacts and items from 1900 onwards. There was my old Kenwood Chef on display...I am still using mine! Really interesting as...More

Thank Ann4all
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting gallery of local history, good for families of all ages. Easy to get to from the town, Nice coffee shop for a break or meeting place. There are other area of interest within the building.

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

They have good exhibitions and a coffee shop to meet friends and a small shop which has interesting jewellery etc

Thank Hen R
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A very interesting venue and a great chance to see paintings of Surrey by Turner outside a formal gallery. The annual pass is excellent value.

Thank Aston000179
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Gallery showing many artists and also showcases famous art and exhibitions at intervals. We have some fantastic artists in Britain, past and present that i am glad to see this gallery supports, superb. Very good gallery.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A wide variety of exhibitions with a quite interesting mini museum of Woking and the surrounding area plus a very nice coffee shop.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I have visited The Lightbox many times and have enjoyed every exhibition and event. In the museum section I particularly found the section on Brookwood Asylum very interesting. The cafe is also excellent.

Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I don't visit that often, but occasionally there is something on show that really appeals to me and is well worth a few hours spent enjoying the offering - whether it be paintings, photographs Woking history or travelling exhibitions. We've even bought the annual ticket...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This is my local gallery and what a gem ! The light box put on some Suberin exhibitions. Turner and Picasso being 2 recent examples. They pack a great deal of interest in the space available. To finish it all off there is a good...More

Thank MullaNasruddin
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Often go with the grandchildren as they so enjoy it. They like to do craft making in the holidays. I also like to look at the visiting exhibitions that that have. Big car park nearby. Lovely cafe on site.

Thank MaryHenriette
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howiebaby7
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Response from The_Lightbox | Property representative |
Hello, General admission is free. To enter our Main and Upper gallery exhibitions requires the purchase of a £5 Annual Pass (including for Senior Citizens). This Pass lasts for a whole year from the date purchased. The... More
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