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 - 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...

Home Education session - Clothing through time

Chertsey Museum has a fantastic collection of costume, which you can see in our yearly changing...

Runnymede Remembered

Discover more about the borough during the First World War

Visit our dedicated site┬╗