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Interesting bits of Chertsey history

In all the years of going to Chertsey I never knew this existed. It's close to my heart as... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Busy T
Coquitlam, Canada
Great local museum

This is a great museum with local history displays along with a regularly changing program of... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Chertsey, United Kingdom
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The Cedars 33 Windsor Street, Chertsey KT16 8AT, England
+44 1932 565764
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

In all the years of going to Chertsey I never knew this existed. It's close to my heart as Chertsey is where my Mum's family is from. Nice to see costumes and examples of how life in the area was in past years.

1  Thank Busy T
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This is a great museum with local history displays along with a regularly changing program of exhibits. It is free to visit, has a good level of information and something for everyone. The staff are friendly and helpful, happy to answer any questions you may...More

1  Thank Purplemoya
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

It's small, but alright. Especially if you have young kids. Despite its name, there isn't much in the way of artefacts, but there's three storeys of information and activities designed for 5-10 year olds. Could spend an hour or so there and the children learn...More

1  Thank Mary A
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Chertsey Museum is a gem of a place and is great to visit. I've been both with family and as a teacher on a school trip. Both times, the staff were extremely helpful, polite, knowledgeable and friendly. The museum is a little like a Tardis...More

1  Thank James P
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This museum has a wide range of permanent and temporary exhibitions.From the bronze and iron age finds, Chertsey Abbey tiles, the 10th century Viking sword discovered whilst extracting gravel near Thorpe Park in 1980s to a collection of clocks, in particular 6 made by James...More

2  Thank 846ChristineW
Reviewed July 5, 2018

It was lovely to see the Oliver Matthews collection of exhibits this is a very well run museum and such a pleasure to come here's

2  Thank Plummer1220
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit. I liked it. Might go again. I will tell friends to go. Thank you for an amazing day.

4  Thank torquayliam
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Well kept and full of exhibits. Friendly informed staff. Olive Matthews collection is based here. Blah blah blah to make up 1oo

2  Thank E4214PZchris
Reviewed December 22, 2017

This museum is most interesting especially if you are a local, it's well run and the staff are most helpful. You can find out almost anything about Chertsey and its surrounding area here, there are books and photos from pre 1800s and talks from the...More

2  Thank Chris C
Reviewed October 23, 2017

We went to see a local photographer’s exhibition of portraits of local people, mostly tradesmen, shop keepers etc around Chertsey. It was a wonderful record of a moment in time and what characters and photos. The Museum also has a costume display and other material...More

1  Thank jean2017154
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