What's On at the Museum 

Coronavirus epidemic
It is with great regret that, in compliancewith government directives, the museum has been forced to close its doors until further notice. The events listed below are therefore subject to cancellation or postponement.

Other dates for your diary:

Thursday, 14th May, 1.00 pm, Lunch-time talk by Raymond Butler: The Warlingham Romano-British Cremation Urns

Thursday, 11th June, 1.00 pm, Lunch-time talk by Peter Connelly: History of Recorded Sound

Thursday, 9th July, 1.00 pm, Lunch-time talk by Helena Shore: Art Treasures at the Museum

Friday, 10th July, 10.30 am, Annual General Meeting

Thursday, 10th September, Lunch-time talk by Beverley Connolly: Garland Soper & the Soper Hall

Current exhibitions:

The Victorian Kitchen

A display of Victorian cookery utensils and other quaint and curious artefacts

Victorian Lace

A display of exquisite examples of Victorian lace will be found in Room 1.

Cartes de Visite

In the Victorian Room there is new exhibition of cartes de visite photographs kindly lent by Roger Packham and arranged by Ingrid King. These small albumen prints mounted on cards, largely depicting couples or individuals posed in a studio, were exceptionally popular during the early 19th century as they allowed relatives and friends, for the first time, to exchange portraits by post.


In Room 1 there is an exhibition of fossils from the Cretaceous period, together with an explanatory wallchart, all beautifully put together by assistant curator Ray Butler.

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