Godalming Museum



High Street, GODALMING, Surrey, GU7 1AQ

Tel: 01483 426 510

Godalming Museum and Garden, Godalming, Surrey


Godalming Museum tells the story of Godalming and the surrounding area and includes a few surprising connections. Opened in the 1980's its home is a 15th century timber-framed Wealden House, that is hidden behind a Georgina brick front. 

Explore the prehistory of the local area, the origins of the town, Godalming’s association with the woollen industry, learn more about the extraordinary collection of artists and writers that lived and worked around the area. Delve through over 2,000 historic images (online) from the town and surrounding villages, discover local stories, local characters in the Godalming Hall of Fame including the founder of Georgia, the hero of the Titanic, Sir Winston Churchill and many more. 

Uncover some surprising connecctions with public electricity and discover the art, architecture and gardens of Gertrude Jekkyll and Sir Edwin Lutyens.  During the summer months the museum devises family-friendly trails to get everyone involved. You'll also find a coffee shop located in the ground floor exhibition space and a small walled museum garden based on a border in the garden Gertrude Jekyll designed for Millmead.

Godalming Museum is run in partnership by Godalming Town Council and the Godalming Museum Trust and relying on the skills and enthusiasm of its team of volunteers.


Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Free to visit



  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Families


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A3. A3 from London or Portsmouth then follow the A3100 to Godalming. Signposted.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Godalming. Turn right and follow Mill Lane. Cross Station Road and use the pedestrian access to reach the High Street. Turn left, the museum is opposite the Old Town Hall.

Opening Times

Godalming Museum (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
Thursday - Sunday11:00 - 15:00*

* From September 2023 the opening times will be Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm

Booking is required to use the Local Studies Library, open Thursdays only (Please telephone 01483 426510 to book an appointment).

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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