Museum of Farnham



38 West Street, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7DX

Tel: +44 (0)1252 715094

Museum of Farnham, Surrey


An award-winning museum with imaginative displays interpreting the history of the Farnham area. Displays feature aspects of town and country life, transport and personalities including radical reformer and founder of Hansard, William Cobbett. Racing hero Mike Hawthorn, Britain's first World Motor Racing Champion, is also featured.  

Willmer House is a magnificent C18th town house little altered since 1718 with a delightful walled garden, ideal for family picnics. The museum runs a series of events and activities aimed adults and children alike. 

The museum holds three major exhibitions per year which aim to please and delight, from artistic collaborations to exhibitions designed for children and families.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Admission FREE. Wheelchair access to ground floor, shop toilet, Garden Gallery and garden



  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Large print guide, handling sessions by appointment
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • Picnic Site - Garden

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities - Small meetings
  • Event Venue - Up to about 60 people.
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - Nearest parking in Waitrose carpark about 10 minutes walk from Museum.

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.
  • Max group size - 36
  • Min group size - 4

Provider Preferences

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

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun - Special events on website.

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A31. A31 from Guildford. Signposted.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Farnham. Proceed towards town centre and turn into The Borough. West Street is a continuation of The Borough and the museum is at No. 38 on the left hand side.

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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