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Gunnersbury Park Museum

Gunnersbury Park Museum, Popes Lane, Acton, W3 8LQ

 


Gunnersbury House around 1750 - Gunnersbury Park and Gunnersbury Park Museum, Popes Lane, Acton, W3 8LQGunnersbury Park is a delightful Regency building that became the first country residence of the famous Rothschild banking family in 1835. Under their ownership, Gunnersbury Park hosted many grand social occasions.

Gunnersbury Park's main building is now a museum that extends over the ground floor only. Gunnesbury Park Museum is a council owned facility that collects and displays the history of the whole of Ealing borough (also Hounslow) in a range of temporary exhibitions.

Here you will find local archaeological finds, domestic equipment and costumes, There is a permanent exhibition of the Rothchild's carriages, the last hansom cab that worked in Ealing, as well as the Stanhope printing press. At the weekends there is further access to the Victorian kitchens.

A welcome environment for families.

Open 1 Jan-31 Mar, daily 11.00-16.00;
1 Apr-31 Oct, daily, 11.00-17.00;
1 Nov-31 Dec, daily, 11.00-16.00.
Victorian kitchens open weekends Apr-Oct only 13.30-16.30.
Closed, 25,26 Dec.

Gunnesbury Park 0800 - Sunset, The grounds offer ornamental gardens including woods and lakes; sports facilities consist of nine-hole golf, tennis courts with football and cricket pitches and extends over many acres of fine parkland, with a cafe, toilets, information and gift shop.

There is a fine example of an archetectural feature known as a 'Temple', an Orangery, Gothic Ruins, Italian Garden and much more.

Gunnersbury Park and Gunnersbury Park Museum, Popes Lane, Acton, W3 8LQ.
Tel: 020 8992 1612.

Disabled access: wheelchair access to all public areas.
Transport: Acton Town underground station (District or Piccadilly line), : E3. Kew Bridge.
Opening hours: Apr-Oct, 11am-5pm daily (doors close 4.45pm); Nov-Mar 11am-4pm daily (doors close 3.45pm). Closed 25 and 26 December.
Admission: FREE

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