Welcome to Chertsey Museum

The museum for the Borough of Runnymede!

Chertsey Museum

The Cedars, home to Chertsey Museum


We have fine collections, including:

  • history of the Runnymede area
  • local archaeology and history of Chertsey Abbey
  • fine art, decorative art
  • social history including many documents and photographs
  • local clocks
  • the nationally significant Olive Matthews Collection of dress and textiles

Runnymede Remembered

Discover more about the borough during the First World War

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Latest events

Summer Fun


Chertsey Abbey Tiles

Find out all about Chertsey Abbey Tiles, the famous tiles made by monks at Chertsey Abbey. ...

Summer Fun


Lolly Stick Beach Hut Pictures

Create a wonderful beach hut picture using looy sticks, paint and other sparkly bits - a great...

Family Drop-In Activity


Mini Flower Pot Frames

Decorate a mini flower pot frame - perfect for putting a summer photo in! This is a family drop-in...

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