Museum of Richmond Free


Housed in the old town hall (1893). Displays include models and dioramas as well as an interesting collection of items relating to the historic Richmond area. Hands-on activities and free activity sheets keep children engrossed while adults enjoy their visit. Exhibitions change every few months so that all interests are catered for, be they archaeology, history or art.

Prices and Opening Times

Adult Ticket: Free
Child Ticket: Free
Family Ticket: Free
Concession Ticket: Free

Opening Times:

Tuesday to Friday: 11:00 - 17:00

Saturday: 11:00 - 16:00

Closed on Sundays & public holidays, including Easter Saturday

Venue Details & Map

Museum of Richmond

Old Town Hall
Whittaker Avenue
+44 (0)20 8332 1141
By Road:
Tube/Rail: Richmond

Facilities & Accessibility

Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Communication Facilities
Information available in audio format
Information available in large print
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Access into the Building
Steps with handrails to entrance
Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
Seating for limited mobility users along routes
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Attraction Facilities
Gift shop
Payment Facilities
Free entry

Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews

Top 2 reviews of Museum of Richmond

3.0 out of 5 20 January 2009
by filimbouk

This place is hidden away in a side street and accessed by a tiny dodgy lift, or at least it was the last time i was here. Very informative, text rich displays more suited to adults than children, although there was a little dress up area for kids. Good old maps of the area. Pleasant place to spend half an hour or so.more

5.0 out of 5 5 December 2008
by Cari S.

I am so pleased to have discovered this museum. Living so near London, I am slightly spoilt by the endless choices of museums that we have on our doorstep. Practically every moment of history is well documented somewhere across London. Having been used to the vast spaces of say, the Tate Modern, I forgot that museums can be small venues, and yet be just as informative.

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