Museums and Galleries - Days Out in Surrey
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Find your perfect day out at some of Surrey’s top museums and galleries.
The birthplace of British motorsport and aviation - There’s a wealth of exhibits at Brooklands from bikes, cars to aeroplanes. Find out more about the famous Brooklands racing track and for a small additional fee you will be able to enjoy the concorde experience.
The Sunbeam Cafe is an ideal place to enjoy a relaxing lunch
London Bus Museum
Although an independent museum on its own - you gain free entry into The London Bus Museum if you have paid to enter the Brooklands Museum. The Bus Museum houses the world’s largest collection of working historic London buses from Victorian horsebuses to the routemasters, the knowledgeable volunteers will keep you informed and entertained.
The Lightbox, Woking
This free museum/gallery in Woking which houses amazing changing exhibitions as well as permanent museum about Woking’s history. The Lightbox often offers drop in craft activities for children for a small fee.
Explore the paintings and sculptures of the great Victorian artist G.F. Watts, treat yourself to afternoon tea in the Gallery Tea Shop and then explore Limnerslease, the home and studio of George and Mary Watts and discover for yourself the ornate ceilings and fireplaces.
Rural life Centre
This is a lovely place to see and learn about rural crafts and industry with a working sawmill and miniature railway.
Enjoy a free journey of clay tour week days 11am or 2.30pm (please do book) and discover a great British pottery in action.
Relax and enjoy a refreshing drink or light lunch taken from the Pottery’s own ceramics.