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Heath Robinson Museum

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What a fascinating little museum!

I knew very little of Heath Robinson before visiting this lovely little museum. Most people of my... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Christopher H
Small but perfectly formed

This is admittedly a very small museum so go with that expectation. However, small can also be... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Hampshire, Uk
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Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11am-4pm this stylish purpose-built museum dedicated to the life and work of William Heath Robinson has become a focal point in Pinner's beautiful Memorial Park. Heath Robinson (1872-1944) was a renowned...more
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50 West End Lane | Pinner Memorial Park, Pinner HA5 1AE, England
+44 20 8866 8420
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting new, little museum. Grandchildren loved turning the handles and pressing the buttons on all the moving displays. Activity area was a good idea and was full of children on the day we went due to the inclement weather - could have been a...More

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Steve P, Public Relations Manager at Heath Robinson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ralph, Thank You for the review and for raising this issue with us, as you say it was an extremely wet day. We take health and safety seriously and following your visit we have reinforced with our front-of-house volunteers that, in such conditions, they should...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

I knew very little of Heath Robinson before visiting this lovely little museum. Most people of my generation would be aware of the expression "a bit Heath Robinson" referring to fanciful and impossible machines and contraptions but he was about far more than that! He...More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is admittedly a very small museum so go with that expectation. However, small can also be beautiful and there are plenty of exhibits that tell the full story or his life and works. I would recommend going when there is also a temporary exhibition...More

Thank Mitchin
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Whether you're a Heath Robinson fan or not, you'll find this exhibition of one of Pinner's famous former residents interesting. The museum is in a modern building with disabled access. The shop is light and had a good selection of souvenirs, reasonably priced. You may...More

Thank Kristina K
Reviewed 8 June 2018

A small museum but very friendly and great examples of WHR's art. I didn't realise what a gifted artist he was as well as his humorous cartoons. Altogether a great visit. Should take no more tha 1.5hrs to get round. Constructive suggestion: more posters of...More

Thank Badgerisimus
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I went specifically for an exhibition. The ladies who greeted me could not have been friendlier. They were welcoming, pointed out all that I needed to see, and were well informed on their subject. It was calm, and quiet. A most enjoyable visit.

Thank RuthieMead
Reviewed 12 April 2018

There is a small permanent exhibition which shows a range of superb work by Heath Robinson. Not just contraptions, but wonderful book illustrations and advertising art. I have been to several temporary exhibitions - all good with items borrowed from major collections. There always seems...More

Thank BillTheLizard
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Took 2 grandchildren one almost teenage ,other 10. I had told them a bit about Heath Robinson en route.Both enjoyed the posters and puzzles.Not a huge Museum, would recommend going when there’s a more interesting exhibition on or an activity day for children. Staff were...More

Thank BrendaRick
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

So glad I visited this place. I was a bit hesitant at first as I'm not of a generation that recognises Robinson's work. Nevertheless, the museum was great - a lovely space with lots of information and exhibits of his work. I left with a...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I enjoyed a guided tour here and found it most enjoyable. The guide was very informative and the display well laid out.

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