What's on

What's on

Our monthly Family Fun days are always popular. Follow the link to find out more.

We are expanding our temporary display programme as we continue to take our collection out into the community.

Temporary exhibitions

We currently have three temporary exhibitions around the Borough:

  • The Changing Domestic

  • Everyday Heroines

  • Walton-on- Water: Walton's Swimming Past


THE changing domestic


Cobham Library,
The Cedar Centre, Cedar Rd, Cobham, Surrey KT11 2AE 

February 2017 - June 2017

 

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Discover how we came to cook in today’s kitchens. ‘The Changing Domestic’ is a new display from Elmbridge Museum that charts kitchenware and cooking equipment from the Victorian era to the 1980s. From the humble pestle and mortar to multi-functional electric mixers, the display features objects that have helped revolutionize the kitchen from a hidden bunker at the back of the house to the heart of the home. The display deals with technological progress, the impacts of social shifts on home life and changes in modern design.

 


 

everyday heroines

Civic Centre,

High Street, Esher KT10 9SD,

April - August 2017

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To celebrate the Surrey Museums Month 2017 ‘Surrey Super Women’ theme, Elmbridge Museum is telling the story of 8 local ladies, who have impacted on the world in which we live, in the latest museum display, ‘Everyday Heroines’.

Princesses with houses in Esher, social reformers who fought for what they believed in, and artists who documented their changing world are all represented in the exhibition. This summer, find out more about the women whose legacies continue to make Elmbridge great.

 


Walton-on-water

 

Walton Library

54 The Heart, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1GH

October 2016 - April 2017

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Walton Library is hosting Elmbridge Museum’s latest display – a brief overview of swimming and swimwear in relation to Walton-on-Thames. Starting with the formation of Walton Swimming Club, the display has original club memorabilia and hand-knitted swimsuits, as well as archive photography which shows how styles and fashion has changed.

For further information on any of our exhibitions, please contact us.