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Heath Robinson Museum

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Jewel in Suburbia

Tucked away in a wooded park in Metroland's Pinner is a small state of the art museum celebrating... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
ewancomrie
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Small but well presented and fascinating exhibition

I visited this lovely little museum on the spur of the moment on a wet Saturday. I was surprised to... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Jax T
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Elham, United Kingdom
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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
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+44 20 8866 8420
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great building and fairly small museum Knew I wanted to see it and had read previous reviews The work that is there is beautifully presented and the new building is set in a park I’m a fan of Heath Robinson but if you’re limited on...More

Thank Maproot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It cost over £6 each to visit and I'm afraid we were all disappointed. There was just one small room to look at his pictures but the only hands on things were a couple of jigsaws, a small broken model and another to put a...More

Thank Susan L
Steve P, Guest Relations Manager at Heath Robinson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Susan L, We are sorry that you didn’t find your visit an interesting experience. Heath Robinson was a great illustrator and cartoonist and the Museum tries to show off his artwork and talk about his life to best effect. Although he often drew cartoons of...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Tucked away in a wooded park in Metroland's Pinner is a small state of the art museum celebrating Heath Robinson, the artist with a zany sense of humour who lived in Pinner in the early 20th century. Frequently changing exhibitions feature other quirky artists and...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2018

I visited this lovely little museum on the spur of the moment on a wet Saturday. I was surprised to have to pay for parking (though the car park is separate from the museum and council run so not the museum's responsibility) and then £6...More

Thank Jax T
Reviewed 18 August 2018 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

1  Thank ralphPinner
Steve P, Public Relations Manager at Heath Robinson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

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.

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