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About the Museum

Spelthorne Museum has a range of exhibits and displays, using many finds from local archaeological excavations, to tell the story of Spelthorne from the last Ice Age to modern times:

  • exhibits on Prehistoric, Roman, and Georgian periods

  • large 3D model of Roman Staines - Ad Pontes

  • displays on Magna Carta, Staines Lino, World War ll

  • the London Stone, a 1738 Fire Engine, a Victorian kitchen

  • special exhibitions that change during the year

  • local interest features as the 'Window on Spelthorne'

​Spelthorne is based on the ancient Hundred: the northernmost Borough of Surrey stretching along the Thames between Windsor and Hampton Court, the main town being Staines upon Thames.

Where / Opening Hours

1 Elmsleigh Road, Staines-upon-Thames, TW18 4PN

The Museum is accessed via Staines Library (go in through main doors, turn right and go to far end).

  • The History of Spelthorne room is open every day, whenever the library is open:

    • Monday - Saturday 9:30am - 5:00pm

  • The special exhibition rooms and museum shop are opened by volunteers at these times:

    • Wednesday  2pm - 4pm

    • Friday  2pm - 4pm

    • Saturday  1:30pm - 4:30pm

  • Access: there is wheelchair access and no stairs

More about the Museum

The museum is entirely set up and run by volunteers, and has an interesting history itself.

You can read more about this here:


The Museum and its volunteers have also earned certificates and won awards.

Read about these here:

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Visiting the Museum

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