Guide to Visitors, Surrey House Museum

One visitor’s guide that lists the main sections of the Surrey House Museum in visiting order. Some of the mentioned sections are: the Reception Room; the Old English Bedroom; the Orchestral Organ Room; the Oriental Armoury; the Bible Room; the Long Gallery, etc. All of the sections printed in the guide are numbered, making the visiting order easier to follow. Short descriptions of contained exhibits, or directions to be followed in order to reach certain rooms, are included with some of the named and numbered rooms.

Collection Information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.

The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: enquiry@horniman.ac.uk