2020 was the 40th Year Anniversary
of the

4000 year old woman
1 Elmsleigh Road, Staines-upon-Thames, TW18 4PN. United Kingdom

Phone: 01784 461 804

Email: staff@spelthornemuseum.org.uk


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Welcome to Spelthorne Museum

Everyone is invited. Always Free.

We now have three new Exhibits on line for you to see. The latest one is being added today (August 7th 2020)and is about VJ Day.
We hope to add more later. Enjoy!

40th Anniversary of Spelthorne Museum (5 pages)
Victory in Europe Day (5 pages)

Another online Exhibit for VJ Day 75th Anniversary (August 2020)

VJ DAY (2 pages)

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Interested in becoming a member of
Spelthorne Archaeology and Local History Group? (SALHG)

SALHG was formed in 2010 when Spelthorne Archaeological Field Group and the Friends of Spelthorne Museum combined. It is a registered Charity (No 275465) and the committee act as the Trustees of Spelthorne Museum.

By becoming a member you will be able to enjoy the following benefits...

•Previews at the Museum
•Opportunities to do local history research
•Talks of local/historical interest
(free entry for members)
•Social events & organised trips
•Quarterly Newsletters and an annual journal

Listing of all 'Spelthorne Past' Journal issues dating back from 1997.

•Yearly membership subscription is £8 contact SALHG@spelthornemuseum.org.uk for a form.

SALHG runs a monthly lecture series on the first Thursday of each month from September until April each year. Lectures are held in the Staines Methodist Church, Thames Street, Staines or Fordbridge Centre, Ashford and start at 8pm. Please check 'What's On', 'Notices' or the 'Talks' pages for forthcoming events. We are always pleased to hear from anyone willing to come and give a local history or archaeology lecture.
Contact: staff@spelthornemuseum.org.uk


2021 Talks

Although no actual talks can be presented due to the Covid Pandemic, a couple of talks were presented via Zoom and recorded to add to the website.

Those below have been submitted to YouTube. Just click on the link:

Each talk is available for a limited time only

13th January, 2021
NEW The Story of Shepperton Studios By Nick Pollard

14th March 2021
NEW Laleham in Old Photos By NIck Pollard

Please check in regularly to see if there are any new talks listed. Thanks


Be A Volunteer!

The Spelthorne Museum is entirely volunteer run. Would you like to join us? We do not expect you to have qualifications or museum experience as we provide on-the-job training. Our volunteers need to be numerate and literate and aged 18 or over, there is no upper age, our oldest volunter is in her 90's! If you are well and mobile enough to carry out our emergency procedures and above all, friendly, please contact us!

Do you know someone who might be interested in volunteering? Let us know!
Just a reminder to everyone that Spelthorne Museum does not discriminate against anyone due to race, colour, creed, age or class.

A variety of jobs are available both at the 'front of house' where volunteers ensure that the museum is open when advertised and deal with Visitors, and behind the scenes Volunteers, (mostly not in the Museum but at our storage building along Kingston Road,) looking after the collection, setting up new displays, or assisting with the education service.

Volunteers receive a monthly 'Treasures' newsletter.

If you are interested in joining the ranks of our wonderful and interesting volunteers please contact Gloria our Volunteer Co-ordinator: Volunteers@spelthornemuseum.org.uk

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Once Reopened out of hours group visits to the Museum can be arranged.
Also members can visit your group to give illustrated talks on various local history subjects.
See 'Education' for further details

We have again revamped the website for the 40th Anniversary of the Museum. Please take a look at the Queen's Award page, the Accessibility page, the photos of Staines page and the Lino page. There is also a map page showing how to get to us, people are always saying to us that they didn't know that we are located through the Library, on the map page we show photos of our building related to everywhere else around us.


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