Horsham Museum & Art Gallery will re-open on Saturday 2 October 2021. Find out more about our re-opening plans


Welcome to Horsham Museum & Art Gallery

We are currently undergoing a dramatic refurbishment and are looking forward to reopening on Saturday 2 October 2021.

Find out more about our refurbishment

Things to do

A memorial plaque on the New Beginnings trail

Discover our heritage trails

See Horsham District's history first-hand with our self-guided heritage trails

Historic shop fronts on the ground floor

Tour our galleries

Take a tour of our most popular permanent spaces (known as our Galleries) before you visit

A Victorian fire engine with Horsham Fire Engine written on the side

Adopt an object

Support the museum by adopting one of 30 museum objects for a whole year. A great gift for any age

Children work together on a flints activity


Book an in-school workshop. Visits can be closely tailored to your year group and curriculum

Blog highlights

Archive boxes and corn dolls

We're re-opening on October 2

After several months of preparation behind the scenes we are pleased to share with you that the museum will reopen on Saturday 2 October 2021. Read more about our plans

A cartoon depicting Horsham's busy market square during the 1847 election period. Lots of people are holding placards and the town hall clock is clearly visible.

Spilling the beans to a Parliamentary committee

Dominic Cummings is not the only one to spill the beans to a parliamentary committee.  In 1847, Horsham did the same thing in a tale of corruption, bribery and drunkenness and the Attorney General

Two volunteers paint a white undercoat over the museum's existing bright colours

So good we're painting it twice

It's not quite the Forth Bridge, but our volunteers have been working hard painting a thick white undercoat on the museum walls these last few weeks, before it is gone over in heritage colours

Horsham Museum and Art Gallery

More from the Blog

Find more posts about local history, objects in our collections, and walk-through tours of our galleries on our Blog