List of museums in Surrey

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This list of museums in Surrey, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Region Type Summary
Army Medical Services Museum Diorama at Army Medical Services Museum.jpg Mytchett Surrey Heath Medical Uniforms and insignia, medical, dental and veterinary equipment, ambulances, medals of the Royal Army Medical Corps, Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, Royal Army Veterinary Corps and the Royal Army Dental Corps
Ash Museum Ash Guildford Local website, local history
Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre Mytchett Surrey Heath Transportation website, displays about the history of the Basingstoke Canal, an interactive lock model, video display and replica barge cabin
Bourne Hall Museum Ewell Epsom and Ewell Local website, local history
Brooklands Museum RazorBladeatBrooklands.jpg Weybridge Elmbridge Transportation History of Brooklands, a motor racing circuit and aerodrome, includes automobiles, racing cars, motorcycles, bicycles, aircraft; includes entry to the London Bus Museum
Chertsey Museum Chertsey Runnymede Local website, local history, archaeology, story of Chertsey Abbey, fine and decorative art, costumes and textiles, social history
Chobham Museum Chobham Surrey Heath Local website, local history
Clandon Park Clandon House.jpg West Clandon Guildford Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 18th century Palladian mansion with collection of 18th-century furniture, porcelain and textiles, gardens feature a Māori meeting house
Crafts Study Centre Crafts Study Centre @ UCCA Farnham web.jpg Farnham Waverley Art Contemporary crafts
Cranleigh Arts Centre Cranleigh Waverley Art website, arts centre with exhibit gallery
Dapdune Wharf DapduneWharf.JPG Guildford Guildford Maritime Operated by the National Trust, visitor centre exhibits about the Wey and Godalming Navigations and barges
Dorking Museum Dorking Mole Valley Local website, local history
East Surrey Museum Caterham Tandridge Local website, local history, social history, geology, archaeology
Egham Museum Egham Runnymede Local website, local history
Elmbridge Museum Elmbridge Elmbridge Local website, local history, culture
Farnham Castle - Keep & Bishop's Palace Farnham Castle 1.jpg Farnham Waverley Historic house Tours of the medieval Bishop's Palace, and visits to the Keep
Gatwick Aviation Museum SeaPrince-wp308.jpg Charlwood Mole Valley Aviation Aircraft, aircraft engines and over 500 aircraft models
Godalming Museum Godalming Waverley Multiple website, local history, culture, art, crafts
Guildford Castle Guildford.Tower.JPG Guildford Guildford Historic house
Guildford House Guildford Guildford Art 17th-century town house with art gallery
Guildford Museum Guildford Museum Castle Arch.jpg Guildford Guildford Multiple Housed in the gatehouse of Guildford Castle, exhibits include archaeology, local and social history, needlework
Haslemere Educational Museum Haslemere Waverley Multiple website, natural history, geology, human history, ethnography
Hatchlands Park 2009-04-05-GreatBritain Guildford HatchlandsPark.jpg East Clandon Guildford Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 18th century country house with nautical-style interiors by Robert Adam, home to the Cobbe Collection of historic keyboard instruments
Holmesdale Natural History Museum Reigate Reigate and Banstead Natural history website, information, natural history, archaeology, local history
The Homewood Esher Elmbridge Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 20th century Modernist house and garden designed by architect Patrick Gwynne
Kempton Park Steam Engines Kempton Park Great Engine no 6.jpg Kempton Park Spelthorne Technology Two large triple-expansion steam engines
Leatherhead Museum of Local History Leatherhead Mole Valley Local website, local history
The Lightbox Woking Woking Multiple website, art, local history, exhibits of science and nature
London Bus Museum Cobham bus museum.JPG Weybridge Elmbridge Transportation Historic London buses and associated vehicles and memorabilia. Now situated in the grounds of Brooklands Museum so you get the Brooklands and the Bus museum for the one entry fee. Formerly the Cobham Bus Museum.
Loseley Park Loseley Park 03.jpg Compton Guildford Historic house 16th century manor house
Mercedes-Benz World Mercedes-Benz World.JPG Weybridge Elmbridge Automotive Exhibits of cars, facility at the Brooklands motor racing circuit
Museum of Farnham Farnham Waverley Local website, local history, culture, artistic heritage, social history
National Rifle Association Museum Bisley Surrey Heath Sports website, rifles, sport trophies, operated by the National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom
Oakhurst Cottage Hambledon Waverley Historic house Operated by the National Trust, restored and furnished labourer's dwelling reflecting four centuries of ownership, open by appointment only
Polesden Lacey Polesden lacey.jpg Great Bookham Mole Valley Historic house Operated by the National Trust, Edwardian period house with collection of fine paintings, furniture, porcelain and silver, gardens and grounds
Reigate Priory Museum Reigate Reigate and Banstead Local website, local history, culture
Royal Earlswood Museum Redhill Reigate and Banstead Medical History of the Royal Earlswood Asylum for Idiots, an asylum for people with learning disabilities, located at the Belfry Shopping Centre
Royal Logistic Corps Museum Camberley Surrey Heath Military Regimental artifacts and memorabilia, including transport vehicles and items used to transport, feed and arm soldiers
Rural Life Centre Tilford Waverley Open air Rural life displays, including domestic, agriculture and trades
Send & Ripley Museum Ripley Guildford Local website, local history
Shalford Mill Shalford Guildford Mill Operated by the National Trust, 18th century watermill
Shere Museum Shere Guildford Local information, local history
Spelthorne Museum Staines-upon-Thames Spelthorne Local website, local history
Surrey Heath Museum Surrey Heath Surrey Heath Local website, local history, culture
Surrey Infantry Museum Clandon House 01.jpg West Clandon Guildford Military Regimental artifacts and memorabilia, located at Clandon Park
Surrey Police Museum Guildford Guildford Law enforcement website, open by appointment
Titsey Place Oxted Tandridge Historic house website, 19th century country house, garden and park
Watts Gallery Watts Gallery 1.jpg Compton Guildford Art Features work of Victorian era painter and sculptor George Frederic Watts

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