Tour of Kingston Museum

Date: 11th September 2021 - 18th September 2021 Recurs weekly on Saturday.

Location: Kingston Museum Kingston Museum,
Wheatfield Way
Kingston upon Thames

Cost: Free

The exterior of Kingston Museum

Join us on this behind the scenes tour of Kingston Museum as we explore this purpose-built space.

About this event

Kingston Museum tells the story of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames from the earliest times to the present day. The Museum, built 1904 was designed by Alfred Cox with money given by Andrew Carnegie, and is Grade II listed. 

Tickets are required for all in attendance, you may be denied access to the tour if you have not booked in advance.

Please be aware there is no car parking available on site.

What to know ahead of your visit

- We ask that where possible visitors please wear a mask at all times over their nose and mouth. Please do wear a face-covering even if you have had your 1st or 2nd dose of the Covid-19 Vaccine. This helps to ensure the safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff.

- Please arrive promptly for your selected time slot. If you are late for your tour, the tour may start without you and we can't guarantee space on an alternative tour.

- Please maintain a safe distance between yourself and others wherever possible.

- Some aspects of the tour are not accessible by wheelchair due to the age of the building

- If you would like to discuss any access needs please email ahead at

Virtual tour 

You can also go on an architectural tour of Kingston Museum and Kingston Library virtually in this short film created by Open House and Kingston Heritage Service. 

Watch the film online

If you'd like to be part of the conversation about Kingston Heritage Festival you can join in by tagging us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @RBKHeritage using #KingstonHeritageFest

Kingston Heritage Festival

This event is part of Kingston Heritage Festival. This September, you are invited to delve into Kingston’s heritage with a series of events, talks, walks and open house days celebrating the borough’s rich 1100-year history, all of which are free to explore!

Kingston Heritage Festival is organised by Kingston Heritage Hub. Kingston Heritage Hub is a borough-wide network open to all local heritage groups and individuals managing heritage projects, it is an initiative set up by Kingston Heritage Service with Kingston First and the Kingston-upon-Thames Society. This year Kingston Heritage Hub would like to thank Kingston University and Kingston Council for funding Kingston Open House.