Local History

This session covers the development and history of the town of Farnham and its surrounding villages.  The museum also offers a guided tour of Waverley Abbey.  It is possible to combine this with another short session, e.g. The Job of an Archaeologist or Museum Detectives.  Please contact the museum to discuss your requirements.

Please get in touch for details: mailto:amanda.pettey@farnhammaltings.com

Option 1

At the Museum (2 hours)

  • Talk about the development of the town
  • A look at local maps of the area including the tithe map
  • Studying old photographs of the area and comparing them with those of today
  • Tour of the museum including a focus on Farnham Heroines and Heroes
  • Guided Tour of the central part of Farnham

Cost: £3 per child. Minimum charge per group: £90. Please inform us when you make the booking. You are welcome to visit the rest of the museum in the afternoon provided the children are in groups of no larger than 8 per adult.

Maximum group size 32

Option 2

At the Museum (2 hours)

  • Self-led tour of the town with notes provided by the museum
  • Farnham Time Line activity with objects from the museum collection
  • Historical trail around the museum

Cost: £3 per child. Minimum charge per group: £90. Please note that there is a charge of £20 if you wish to hire the Garden Gallery for lunch. Please inform us when you make the booking. You are welcome to visit the rest of the museum in the afternoon provided the children are in groups of no larger than 8 per adult.

Maximum group size 32

Option 3

At School (1 hour)

  • Map and photograph work
  • Time line activity with objects from the museum’s collection

Cost: £1.50 per child Minimum charge £40

Maximum 32 children per session

Mileage charged for schools 10+ from Farnham

 

Education Booking Enquiry

To enquire about booking this session please fill in the form below.