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Guildford Museum Blog

Whether you are a museum geek, historian, local explorer or just browsing the web - read our blog and discover more about all things museum related. We'll be telling you all about what we get up to; from work behind the scenes to setting up exhibitions, meeting interesting people, highlighting amazing objects and keeping you up to date with our projects.

Behind the scenes: In our collection store with Catriona Wilson, Collections Manager

Our collections team works with volunteers to make a full scale inventory of the collection.

Do you really know what you found?

A sneak peek into Simon Maslin's role as the new Surrey Finds Liaison Officer.

A short story of the Charlwood Helmet and its journey so far...

This month on our blog, we are sharing a story from Charlwood Church Research Group (CCRG), who were keen to reinstate a part of their village history using one particular object, which is usually on display in our Museum. The object is the Funeral Helmet of Sir Nicholas Saunders from St Nicholas Church in Charlwood.

Wrapped in History: Unveiling our textile collection

Learn about our collection of needlework from the 17th century up until the present day.