Exhibitions

Behind Closed Doors: 300 years of Willmer House

30th January – 22nd December 2018, Tues – Sat, 10am-5pm · free entry

A hop grower’s residence, a school for young ladies, a dentist’s surgery; Since Willmer House was built in 1718 it has been many different things to different people. In this special exhibition celebrating 300 years of Willmer House, visitors will be able to learn more about the history of the building through material specially selected by pupils from Potters Gate School.

Farnham Beneath Your Feet

19th June – 22nd September 2018, Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm · free entry

From Prehistoric roots, to Medieval expansion and Georgian grandeur, discover the archaeology of Farnham this summer. Featuring artefacts on loan from the Surrey Archaeological Society, as well as some very special objects from the Museum store, this exhibition is a chance to find out about the Farnham beneath your feet.

Farnham Connects

6th October 2018 – 26th January 2019, Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm · free entry

From Dorset to Virginia, New South Wales to Quebec, there are numerous Farnham’s around the world. This exhibition explores what it means to live in Farnham, wherever you are, and how we connect with the outside world.

 

Events

Pop Up Cafe

Thursdays and Saturdays from 26th July – 25th August, 1pm-4pm

Join us this Summer for the return of our popular Pop-Up Café, where we will be a serving a selection of cake, as well as hot and cold drinks in our beautiful walled garden.

Finding Farnham Festival

Saturday 28th July, 11am-4pm · free entry

This July, join us and Surrey Archaeological Society in the Museum garden for the Finding Farnham Festival, as we celebrate a summer of Archaeology. With fun for all the family, you can try your hand at excavation, meet a Prehistoric man, and a host of other archaeological activities.

Suitable for all ages, please drop in any time between 11am-4pm.

 

Talks

Discovering Objects

Friday 27th July, Friday 28th September, Friday 26th October & Friday 30th November 2018, 2pm-4pm · free entry

From mammoths tusks to children’s games: The Museum of Farnham cares for hundreds of objects behind the scenes. Join us for a unique opportunity to handle some of these objects and learn more about them from our knowledgeable volunteers. Suitable for ages 5+. Please drop in any time between 2pm-4pm.