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Guildford Museum is closed in line with Government guidance. We hope to reopen on 2 December.

Our Heritage buildings (Guildford Castle, Guildford House Gallery, the Guildhall and the Undercroft) are also currently closed.

Coffee Time Talks

Join us for a programme of fascinating informal talks.

Melanie coffee morning talk banner

While we are closed, we can't run our Coffee Time Talks as planned. Please continue to visit the website for news of how we are planning to re-start this event.

Coming soon...


History of Guildford Museum buildings, Guildford Museum

Sketch of museum buildings
Did you know that Guildford Museum is made up of several different buildings and that the oldest includes parts, which date back to the 1250s?

Join Melanie Holliker, Guildford Museum's Access Officer, to find out more.


Wanborough's training school for WWII secret agents, Guildford Museum

Carol Brown
Find out more about the role of local  Wanborough Manor in training secret agents in World War II.

Expert Carol Brown will talk to us about the skills that agents of the Special Operations Executive learnt while based at Wanborough in the Surrey countryside.

John Russell's women, Guildford House Gallery

Russell female portraits
Join Gemma Haigh, exhibition curator, as she introduces you to Russell's Women, an exhibition taking place at Guildford House Gallery.

This fascinating exhibition will feature female portraits by John Russell RA that are part of our borough's art collection.


A history of Guildford House, Guildford House Gallery

Dennis May
Popular speaker Dennis May returns.

Don't miss the chance to hear Dennis as he recounts the history of the High Street's delightful Grade 1 Listed town house, which was built in 1660.