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.
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Museum of Richmond
Old Town Hall
Whittaker AvenueRichmondTW9 1TP
- +44 (0)20 8332 1141
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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
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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