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Address: 38 West Street | Farnham, Farnham GU9 7DX, England
Phone Number:
+44 1252 715094
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Farnham museum

Nice little museum to spend an hour or two looking around, could have done with a bit more of local history but very intresting. It is free entry but do have a donation box

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris E
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little museum to spend an hour or two looking around, could have done with a bit more of local history but very intresting. It is free entry but do have a donation box

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in a pretty Georgian town house the museum offers a fascinating insight into aspects of Farnham's past, not least its tradition of hop growing and harvesting. It also has one or two interesting paintings, a delightful commemorative quilt which has all kinds of details, and a pretty, peaceful garden.

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Thank Alison J
Bournemouth
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230 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Free and easy to spend an hour or two looking around especially in the room containing local records - the fate of locals in WW1 for instance. Shame there is not more to show how the town and district has grown and changed in size and character. Just about rates four stars.

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Thank Observer2908
Farnham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We attended a very civilised 18th Party on Saturday night at the lovely Garden Gallery, it is just perfect, the inside area was spacious and very well stocked with everything you may need but what makes this so special is the wonderful grounds/garden you can utilise, it is beautiful, it's like a little secret garden, I can't recommend this highly... More 

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Thank suec68
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great day looking back through local history with interactive tasks to keep the kids amused. Fantastic place to entertain the kids especially as it was a rainy day but the excitement of the museum didn't let the rain dampen our spirits. We nick-named the museum "The House of Engelbrecht Excitement" after our SAFA friends. Would definitely recommend a... More 

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Thank GarryKSS
Farnham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Farnham museum offers a great deal to those interested in local history and is visited by the children of all the local schools. They are always holding events of interest and are geared up to making it interesting for children.

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Thank joyceroderix
Reading, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I visited here on a day out in Farnham and was not disappointed. It's free and the volunteer staff are helpful and friendly. As somebody who visits local town museums regularly, it lacks a little focus, especially concerning the local history, but had an interesting exhibition about the First World War and its impact on the community. It had some... More 

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Thank stephen h
Fleet, Hampshire
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88 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Definitely worth a visit if you're in Farnham and have an hour or two to spare. Very interesting and the staff are helpful.

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Thank RonFleet_Hampshire
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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284 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

There are only a few rooms to explore and nothing of great interest in any of them. I don't feel I've learnt much about Farnham except it was once important for hops and had a part to play in the war.

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Thank Caverkat
Farnham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

having been to so many town museums around the country this is a let down. I didn't find the displays very interesting or absorbing myself so I couldn't really blame my 11 year old grandson for being less than motivated. It's a shame because the town has such an interesting history and deserves better. Just go to Malmesbury town museum,... More 

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