Horsham Museum & Art Gallery is closed until Summer 2021,  We are working hard behind the scenes to improve our customer offer but are happy to answer queries and research questions in the meantime. Contact the team via email at museum@horsham.gov.uk.


Welcome to Horsham Museum & Art Gallery

Plan your visit

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

Woman at fireplace

Home is where the hearth is

We look at that key feature of a home, the hearth, which has historically been central to homemaking.

poster unemployment horsham

Unemployment in 1921

We are currently seeing a rise in unemployment caused by the impact of COVID-19.  Interestingly, 100 years ago, the impact of Spanish Flu and the post-war depression had a similar effect.

St Leonard Forest map

When a Map is Not a Map in the Age of Shakespeare

Horsham Museum & Art Gallery has just acquired a very rare copy of the map to be part of its new gallery on Horsham District in the medieval and Tudor periods.

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More from the Blog

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