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Discover Surrey’s amazing history and culture in one of our 43 museums

Museums & Galleries

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Surrey Museums Month


 Surrey Museums Month 2014 leaflet

Every April, Surrey Museums Month celebrates Surrey’s 43 amazing museums and galleries. For 2014, Surrey Museums Month theme is “The Last Summer” with many events, exhibitions and activities for all ages and our i-spy Family Challenge! Find out more here...

Surrey Heroes

Who are Surrey's Heroes?

Jack Phillips









Surrey is full of heroes, great people from around the county who have played an important role in shaping Surrey’s history. Our heroes range from the very well known to those less so, but all have played there part in making history. So explore the heroes of Surrey and discover the great things they have done.

A History of Surrey in 50 Objects

Chertsey Abbey and Oatlands Palace sandstone headSealing of The Magna Carta, 1215

Surrey Museums Consultative Committee

Celebrating Surrey 2010Surrey Museums Consultative Committee (SMCC) in an expanding and vibrant advocate for museums, communities, learning and enjoyment. We are an umbrella organisation working on behalf of museums  in Surrey working in partnership with the district and borough councils of Surrey and Surrey County Council. We provide advice, information and practical assistance to anyone connected with Surrey's museums and we develop partnerships with those in tourism, arts, heritage, culture, education, archives, libraries and area museum councils.




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Upcoming events

Surrey History Centre - Terrific Transport

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Join us to look at the history of cars, trains and planes. Fun family crafts activities. Drop in during normal opening times.

A Surrey Museums Month i-spy Family Challenge site

Normal opening times:

The Lightbox - Decorated Eggs

Wednesday 16 April 2014


1.00pm to 2.30pm (4-8 year olds) OR 3.00pm to 4.30pm (8-16 year olds)

Decorated Eggs

Come and join us to see how art and science combine to make some beautiful dyed eggs.

4-16 years old ...

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Hawker Hurricane from Brooklands Museum


Epsom Spa and Assembly Rooms drinking vessels from Bourne Hall












Tourist Information Points

2012 Tourist Information Points





Infomation points can be found in 26 libraries and 11 heritage venues across Surrey, supporting the Tourist Information Centre in Guildford.

Surrey County Council