John Henry Knight 1847-1917

17th January – 22nd December, Tues-Sat, 10am – 5pm · free entry

Inventor and engineer John Henry Knight was inspired by a visit to the Great Exhibition in 1851 and went on to create a wide range of mechanical devices, including his most famous petrol-driven car in 1895. The exhibition coincides with the anniversary of his death.

W H Allen: Continental Connections

14th February – 20th May, Tues – Sat, 10am – 5pm · free entry

During his lifetime, W H Allen, headmaster of Farnham Art School, travelled widely to the continent. His works from these journeys range from carefully precise studies of architecture features in Italy to vivid depictions of continental life across the continent.


Object Handling Sessions

27th January, 24th February, 24th March, 2pm-4pm · free entry

Discover more about the objects that are cared for behind the scenes at the museum. This will be a unique opportunity to handle material from the museum’s collection. Volunteers and staff will be on hand to answer your questions.