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Reception closed on Thursday 7 July

On Thursday 7 July our reception at Millmead House will be closed for staff training. If you need to contact us please use our online contact form. Our call centre will be operating with reduced staff. This is to ensure our phone lines are available to vulnerable residents. Normal service will resume on Friday 8 July. Thank you for your patience.

Museum from home

Alice in wonderland

Don't worry if you can't visit us, you can still have fun, learn and be inspired by Guildford's heritage at home! Take a look at our #MuseumFromHome! pages

Make your own bath bag

Get inspired by Mrs Childe, who lived at Guildford House over 350 years ago, and create a plant-based bath bag.


Create your own mini-museum or cabinet of curiosities!

Virtual jigsaw

Complete a 'virtual' jigsaw made from a Victorian painting of Quarry Street.

Tulip in a pot activity

If you're missing the beautiful flowerbeds in the grounds at Guildford Castle, try making your very own tulip card.

Make an upcycled car

This activity has small parts so is only suitable for children over 3 years old and will need some adult help.

Alice in Wonderland activity

Try our Alice inspired activity packs. They are free to download and print.

Art inspired meditation

Take a moment to feel soothed and try this meditation on the painting 'The time of wild roses' by Edward Wilkins Waite.