The Lightbox | Day Out With The Kids

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The Lightbox

  • Woking
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

At The Lightbox come discover Woking's Story, an interactive museum of the town's history from the 19th Century to the present day.

Here you can listen to people's memories of life in Woking and watch historic films. Two spacious galleries host a huge range of exhibitions, changing monthly.

These include contemporary art from local and nationally famous artists, and loans from major museums and galleries in the UK and overseas.

As well as art and history, there is often the chance to explore science and the natural world, usually with a family friendly theme.

If you're visiting with children (or with your parents!) you'll find plenty to keep them occupied. There are lots of hands-on activities and interactive displays.

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Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday 10:30 - 17:00

Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

Pricing

Free admission

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Chobham Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 4AA, England

Phone number

01483 737800

Map

Website

Click here to visit The Lightbox's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Fully accessible toilets are located on each floor. There are unisex baby changing facilities available in the accessible toilet on the ground floor.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

The Lightbox has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

The Lightbox provides a bottle warming service. High chairs and children's booster seats are also available to borrow from the cafe. If there is anything else that you need while you're visiting the cafe, please ask a member of cafe staff.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

The Lightbox serves delicious breakfasts, fair trade coffees and mouthwatering cakes, light lunches, afternoon teas and children's meals. The Cafe has an enviable position, with extra tables spilling out onto the waterside garden when the weather allows.

Yes, The Lightbox is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, The Lightbox have stated they are pushchair friendly.

The Lightbox has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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