This temporary exhibition will tell the story of the Rowfant Brickworks and the family who ran it for many years. It will start on Wednesday 11th January when the museum re-opens after the Christmas break. We look forward to welcoming you back! January 11, 2017 – March 11, 2017 Free
East Grinstead Museum is delighted to display the Horniman’s Narsiga to launch its new ‘Spotlight On…’ series. The displays will showcase loans from national and major partner museums, and from our own and other local heritage organisation’s collections.
Our ‘Rebuilding Bodies and Souls’ flagship exhibition opened in 2016, the 75th anniversary year of the foundation of the Guinea Pig Club This exhibition tells the story of the birth of reconstructive and plastic surgery in East Grinstead during the Second World War. It focuses on the story through the
East Grinstead has a long history, from the Medieval period to the present day. Set out in the early Twelfth Century by a French noble whose family came to England in 1066, the early town focused on the High Street. One feature were portlands which were long gardens allowing homeowners
Our latest special exhibition, “The Post Comes to East Grinstead”, (guest curated by the East Grinstead Stamp and Postcard Club), runs until October 31st 2016. The display begins with details of the earliest regular postal service in Sussex and features many key events in the postal history of the area
Townscape 2016 runs until 5 September and has been put on with East Grinstead’s contemporary artist group Example Art. A sister exhibition at the town library which runs from 3 June to 3 September shows work by the pupils of Sackville and Imberhorne schools. See our Events Page for details about
The Trustees welcomed guests associated with the town’s market in days gone by, our Patrons, Friends and exhibition volunteers amongst others. Museum Trustee Simon Kerr said a few words of welcome and spoke about how fitting it was the the Museum launch an exhibition on the town’s markets and fairs
A special exhibition ‘Not Just “Jam & Jerusalem”, Celebrating 100 years of the WI’ is now in its final weeks. If you haven’t already visited the Museum to see the exhibition which focuses on the roles of six local WIs (Kingscote, Felbridge, Crawley Down Evening, Sharpthorne, Dormans Evening and Meridian)