Behind its narrow blue entrance (on the right above), the museum opens out into history and art galleries, a library, shop, coffee shop, garden and Visitor Information Point.

Now on


Seldom Seen 

Michael Sleigh discovers the secrets hidden in stained glass.
Also craft activities, Secrets Trail and other original and intriguing things to take part in and enjoy
30th July to 24th August


Digging for History on Witley Common

Visit the digging Surrey’s past Facebook page to see the latest news of the museum’s Heritage Lottery funded community archaeology project to investigate the First and Second World War army camps on Witley Common, with the National Trust and the Surrey County Archaeological Unit




New in the museum


Godalming Capriccio

A large oil painting in the Resources Room showing the main buildings of Godalming in the 19th Century in an imaginative and fantastical way.


The Clive Downes Archive 

37 museum boxes holding over 5400 pages providing an archive for Farncombe. This is the work of local historian Clive Downes. It is available in the Museum Resources Room.


New on the website

Images of events in Godalming from 1881 to 2012

Coming soon


Studio 12 

An exhibition to reflect the diversity of media and subjects of this group of artists
27th August to 14th September


Charterhouse Stained Glass Cleaning Project

Free workshops, with a group of stained glass artists, to help clean 80 panels of stained glass originally from the old Charterhouse Chapel. The glass will be re-used in new buildings at the school.
For information and to book, email:
5th, 6th and 7th August, Harvey Road Adult Education Centre, Guildford, 10am - 2pm


Godalming Town History Walk 

By Godalming Trust
Saturday 10th August, 2.30pm from the Pepperpot, free, just turn up


Godalming Heritage Open Weekend 2019

14th-15th September


Click here for more details of forthcoming exhibitions and talks


Uncover some surprising connections: with the Titanic; with Georgia: with Sir Winston Churchill and with public electricity.

Discover the art, architecture and gardens of Gertrude Jekyll, Sir Edwin Lutyens and the South West Surrey Arts and Crafts.

Delve into the wealth of information in the Local Studies Library.

Enjoy exhibitions featuring the work of local artists and craft workers.

Look for a special gift in the museum's shop?

Godalming Museum Garden

Relax with friends in the peaceful garden.

Godalming Museum Coffee Shop

Enjoy refreshments in the coffee shop.

Godalming Museum caring for the environment

The museum was founded in 1921 and is administered by the Godalming Museum Trust, supported by Waverley Borough Council and Godalming Town Council.

Godalming Museum Trust is a Registered Charity (Charity no. 2921550)