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Gunnersbury Park and Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Museum is shut on Mondays!

We visited the park specifically to see the refurbished Rothchild's House and Museum. We eventually... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Summer visit with grandson

Many years since we’ve been here. Wonderful renovations to the house. Excellent museum of local... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Gunnersbury Park Museum is the local history museum for the London Boroughs of Ealing and Hounslow.The museum's role is to collect, keep safe and display the past and present history of its two boroughs including Acton, Bedfont, Brentford, Chiswick...more
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Gunnersbury Park | Popes Lane, London W3 8LQ, England
+44 20 8992 1612
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As mentioned by others here, this is a very recently and gloriously restored house/museum. The curators have done a superb job of creating a modern museum melding together the histories of Gunnersbury House within the boroughs of Ealing and Hounslow and the evolution of a...More

Thank SpiritedVoyager
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has now reopened after a long refurbishment and I have to say that they have done an excellent job.It covers much of the history of both the house and area.There are some stunning colour photos taken in 1908 in the gallery on the...More

Thank wingate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wide open green spaces interspersed with wild growth and trees evoking the English countryside. You forget that you are in the middle of a very busy city. Plenty of stations surround the park giving you multiple options to get there by tube or train. Some...More

Thank Gop M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Museum, which was previously a mansion belonging to the Rothschild family, has been extensively restored and is just amazing. It covers three floors, has new galleries and learning spaces and tells the stories of Ealing, Hounslow and local people. There is information about the...More

Thank tiggerb2016
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I was filled with awe when I descended on this park. The variety of meadows, boating ponds and ruins of 18th century neo-Gothic remains surrounding allotments make it a park to rival any other in London. Given our unusually hot summer this year the grass...More

Thank manderjones
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Visited the newly renovated museum after many many years. Full of local memorabillia and information. Lots of things to interest children and they can try on clothes etc from different decades. Staff were very welcoming and helpful and it is fee to enter. There is...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Much restorative work still going on the massive park but plenty to do and see. Large new play area for children, large lake with birds, new orangery and lake. But best of all the renovated house containing 3 floors of local history. A fascinating collection...More

Thank barrypicton
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We visited the park specifically to see the refurbished Rothchild's House and Museum. We eventually worked out the parking arrangements - a short walk down the main road.The gardens were, unfortunately, as dry as a bone like the rest of the UK after weeks of...More

Thank DavidMarlow46
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Many years since we’ve been here. Wonderful renovations to the house. Excellent museum of local interest. Lots for young people to see and do. Very pleasant staff. A lift to top floor and well stocked if small shop. Amazingly no entry fee! Coupled with the...More

Thank Valerie025
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Previous home of wealthy family Rothchild’s so the house which recently opened after extensive restoration was a very good visit. It’s good for the family as there is something for all. When I visited with my wife and adult son on a Sunday afternoon there...More

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June 14, 2018|
Response from Luke R | Reviewed this property |
Great question! Theirs not much place for shelter to be honest, although you can definitely pop up a gazebo for you and your family.