20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Dorking Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Dorking

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Dorking in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 170 Dorking museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Outside view of Hatchlands Park in Guildford

Hatchlands Park

  • Guildford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

The stately home Hatchlands Park contains exemplary tenant Alec Cobbe's collection of paintings and fine furniture. They also display the infamous Co...

Whitehall Historic House

Whitehall Historic House

  • Cheam
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

A bit of a history buff? Delve into  over 600 years of history at Whitehall in Cheam Village. Explore the authentic rooms in the Tudor house museum a...

Staff teaching kids at Brooklands Museum in Weybridge

Brooklands Museum

  • Weybridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Brooklands Museum is a rather misleading title for what's actually a wealth of differing elements and attractions all ideally suited to families,...

Entrance to London Bus Museum in Weybridge

London Bus Museum

  • Weybridge
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

London Bus Museum not only covers the history of public transport over 100 years but also has a great collection of old buses, which still work! So p...

Guildford Museum

Guildford Museum

  • Guildford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Young history buffs in the family? Take your kids to Guildford Museum for an educational day out that won’t cost a thing! This small, local museum wi...

Exhibition room at The Lightbox in Woking

The Lightbox

  • Woking
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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 list...

Outside view of Horsham Museum and Art Gallery

Horsham Museum and Art Gallery

  • Horsham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Horsham Museum and Art Gallery offers lots of fun things for kids to do and is housed in a medieval timber framed building. They have over 26 galleri...

Aircraft at Wings Museum in Balcombe

Wings Museum

  • Balcombe
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Wings Museum is a really good place for the kids to find out what it was like during the second World War and involves plenty of sensory elements as...

Outside view of Wimbledown Lawn Tennis Museum

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

  • Wimbledon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The new Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is brilliant for sports loving families as it combines state-of-the-art interactive touch screens with its unpar...

Elizabeth James Gallery

Elizabeth James Gallery

  • South Norwood
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Always looking for a new way to introduce your kids to the wonderful world of art? Go and explore the exhibitions at Elizabeth James for the chance t...

Fulham Palace

Fulham Palace

  • Fulham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Enjoy a day out at the historic grounds of Fulham Palace on the River Thames. Built in 658, this stately house has been the country residence of the...

The Postal Museum

The Postal Museum

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Please note the kids play area is currently closed, and there is newly adapted technology in place due to COVID-19. If you think The Postal Museum is...

Man playing organ at The Musical Museum in Brentford

The Musical Museum

  • Brentford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Musical Museum is a dreamlike assortment of automatic instruments, including reproducing pianos, orchestrions, orchestrelles, residence organs an...

People exploring London Museum of Water and Steam in Brentford

London Museum of Water & Steam

  • Brentford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Come and discover the story of London's water supply, with an interactive waterworks gallery and working historic engines. London Museum of water and...

Gallery room at Chartwell Home of Churchill in Westerham

Chartwell Home of Churchill5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Westerham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Chartwell was the Churchill family home and is a fascinating resource for personal information on him. Ideal for school age kids and interested sorts...

Chelsea FC Museum Tour

Chelsea FC Museum Tour

  • Chelsea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

You’ll get a kick out of this day out! Take a trip to the Chelsea FC Museum and Stadium Tour and see how The Blues have changed in over a century of...

Exhibition hall at The Natural History Museum in Kensington

The Natural History Museum

  • Kensington
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Not only is the Natural History Museum an iconic landmark, but a passport to the wildest parts of the world and millions of years of history. Prepare...

Military tank at Aldershot Military Museum

Aldershot Military Museum

  • Aldershot
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Aldershot Military Museum, housed in the only surviving brick built barrack blocks left in Aldershot, has a collection of vehicles, displayed either...

Boy exploring Science Museum in London

Science Museum

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Get hands-on and get lost in this interactive scientific adventure at The Science Museum in London. Home to human ingenuity this is a mini scientists...

Exhibits at Horniman Museum and Gardens in Forest Hill

Horniman Museum and Gardens

  • Forest Hill
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

You won't find such an unusual and eclectic collection anywhere else in London! Lots of interesting changing exhibitions, and galleries include Natur...

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