Haslemere Educational Museum, 78 High Street, Haslemere , Surrey, GU27 2LA

Haslemere Educational Museum was founded in 1888 by the renowned surgeon Sir Jonathan Hutchinson and moved to its present site on the High Street in 1926, one of the town's ancient burgage houses, rebuilt and extended over the last 4 centuries. The three main galleries were added in 1926. You can learn more about the history of this wonderful award winning museum in the exhibition and find out more about the historic market town of Haslemere by taking part in the town heritage trail! Family drop-in events – fun packed sessions offering a wide selection of activities throughout the year, themes range from Vikings to National Children´s Art day. Gallery quizzes and trails available every day. Backpacks offer a variety of activities for children to do while visiting our galleries, available every day. Event not suitable for children under the age of 1.

This event took place in September 2014 and the entry is now archived.

Access

No parking on site - parking is available in the town with a 3 minutes walk up the High Street to the museum.

Additional information

Haslemere Museum is situated in Southwest Surrey near the Hampshire and West Sussex borders. With over 240,000 Natural History specimens, along with over 140,000 Human History artefacts from around the World, it is one of the largest Museums in central southern England. There are three large permanent galleries and the grounds cover an area of over 15,000 square metres, with a large pond and gazebo, an observation beehive and a tree trail that follows the Museum´s boundary through an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. National Trust land is nearby for long or short walks in the countryside.

Directions

From London: Southbound – turn off the A3 at Milford and take A286 to Haslemere. The museum is on the left-hand-side as you approach the town. From Portsmouth:Northbound – turn off the A3 at Liphook and take the B2131 into Haslemere. Pass the supermarket store on your right and travel down Weyhill until reaching the Haslemere Town Hall. Turn left into the High Street and the Museum can be found approximately 300 metres up on the right-hand-side. By Train (Walking / Cycling) Frequent train services between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour stopping at Haslemere station. The museum is approximately 10minutes walk from the train station. By Bus Haslemere is on the bus routes from Guildford and Chichester with buses stopping just a 5 minutes walk from the museum in the town.

Website

www.haslemeremuseum.co.uk/
www.haslemere.com/vic

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Date last modified: 3rd July 2014 at 12:50

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