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

Latest events

YAC - Young Archaeology Club - January Session: Polar explorers


This term we're exploring! Starting off with a cold blast straight from the poles.

Wrap up warm, you are going to need all the endurance you can muster as we look at polar explorers...

YAC - Young Archaeology Club - February Session: Lost in Translation


This term we're exploring and now, we're going global!

We’re going global. Looking at how populations have moved across the globe throughout time...

YAC - Young Archaeology Club - March Session: Get lost!


This term we're exploring, but eerrr... we might be a bit lost...

 “In 200 meters, turn left”. There was no GPS guidance for early explorers, so how...

Runnymede Remembered

Discover more about the borough during the First World War

Visit our dedicated site┬╗