2020: 40th Year Anniversary
of the

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

Phone: 01784 461 804

Email: staff@spelthornemuseum.org.uk

 

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2021

Welcome to Spelthorne Museum

Everyone is invited. Always Free.

 

GREAT NEWS

The Elmsleigh Room of the Museum will be re-opening on:
Monday, 17th May.
It will be opened by the Library so the times will be the same as the Libraries opening.

The Thames room, where Volunteers will be working, will be opening on:
Wednesday 19th May, 2pm - 4pm.

Covid 19 protocols will be used in the Museum. There will be a one way system operating, distance awareness should be used and of course Masks MUST be worn.

You will need to use your NHS app, or log in at the entrance of the Thames Room. Please touch as little as possible while you are with us so that Covid can't spread. Thank you for your patience.

The limit of Visitors in the Museum at any one time will be 6.

June openings will be back to normal.
Wednesday & Friday 2 - 4 pm,
Re-starting August 7th, First Saturday of the month only 11:00 am - 4:30 pm.
All other Saturdays 1:30 - 4:30 pm


Access to the Elmsleigh Room
(The History of Spelthorne)
Entrance through Staines Library opening hours:

May 2021: reopening on the 17th May

Monday:
9:30am to 5:30pm
Tuesday:
9:30am to 5:30pm
Wednesday:
9:30am to 5:30pm
Thursday:
9:30am to 5:30pm
Friday:
9:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday:
9:30am to 5:00pm
Sunday:
Closed


Access to the full Museum.
(Volunteers on duty):

May 2021 reopening 19th May

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: open 2 - 4 pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: open 2 - 4 pm
Saturday: open 1:30 - 4:30 pm
Sunday: Closed

We will also be opening the Thames Room on the first Saturday morning of each month.

2021 Saturday morning dates: (1st in month only)

Will reopen from August 2021

11:00am to 4:30pm




 

The following posts are from 2020 when we had to close due to the Pandemic.
A little bit of history.

December 10th, 2020
We are happy to announce that the Staines Library is now open for browsing and they have agreed to open up the Elmsleigh room of the Museum in the normal way. The Thames Room will still be closed, as Volunteers need to work in there. Stay safe!

Please see opening times of the Elmsleigh Room below

December 1st, 2020
Following the announcement that Spelthorne will be in Tier 2 after the current lockdown ends on the 2nd of December, the Trustees of Spelthorne Museum have taken the reluctant decision to postpone re-opening the Museum for the time being. Our archive store will also be closed.

We look forward to normal service being resumed in 2021.....

Have a wonderful December!

Continue to stay safe.

Please check in again to see the latest news. Thanks

 

October 8th, 2020: We are now going to open the Thames Room gradually. Please see the latest opening times below.

We do have two new Exhibits on line for you to see. Enjoy!

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

Our site for those
Pages for those who are visually impaired
visually impaired


Opening Hours of the Museum


The new mural at the entrance to the Museum

Good News October 2020

This month the Museum will be open on 2 Saturdays.
This week (10th October) and next week (17th October) from 1:30 to 4:30 pm.

Covid protection will be adhered to, with a one way system, and the recommended space needed. Also our Volunteers will be wearing face coverings. We did a trial run a couple of weeks ago and have used the comments from the Volunteers that day to add to our protection for visitors. There is a NHS QR poster there that will allow those with smart phones to scan in to 'Test and Trace' as well. Others will have to sign in.

You do not have to register before coming but we are only allowed 6 people in at a time.

Our current Exhibit in the Thames Room is '40 years of Spelthorne Museum'.

A number of our volunteers are not ready to come in to the Museum yet, but in the coming weeks we hope to have more opening days, with a full schedule running by January as long as everything goes well with Covid.

We look forward to seeing you soon. Please stay safe.'


Access to the Elmsleigh Room
(The History of Spelthorne)
Entrance through Staines Library opening hours:

May 2021: reopening on the 17th May

Monday:
9:30am to 5:30pm
Tuesday:
9:30am to 5:30pm
Wednesday:
9:30am to 5:30pm
Thursday:
9:30am to 5:30pm
Friday:
9:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday:
9:30am to 5:00pm
Sunday:
Closed


Access to the full Museum.
(Volunteers on duty):

May 2021 reopening 19th May

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: open 2 - 4 pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: open 2 - 4 pm
Saturday: open 1:30 - 4:30 pm
Sunday: Closed

We will also be opening the Thames Room on the first Saturday morning of each month.

2021 Saturday morning dates: (1st in month only)

Will reopen in July 2021

11:00am to 4:30pm



Please note that on the second Saturday morning of each month the Elmsleigh Room will not be open due to the children's Young Archaeology Group (SPARCS) meeting in there. It usually ends at 1pm.

Also now and again we will have a Private group visiting the Museum, when the main doors will be closed.

Always closed Good Friday

 

Remember
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.

We also have NEW pages showing the Exhibits that are supposed to be in the Thames Room, however they can be seen on here while we are closed, due to the Coronavirus.

The Story of Spelthorne Museum

V.E. Day


Twitter info
Follow @spelthornemuseu

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Facebook link
Accredited  Museum  Sign

Page Backgrounds:
Outer: 4,000 year old lady
Inner: Lino Design


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