Horsham Museum & Art Gallery is closed until Summer 2021, as such we will not be hosting the Charity Christmas Card shop this year.

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 a COVID safe in-school workshop. Visits can be closely tailored to your year group and curriculum

Blog highlights

Image of vaccine

Vaccine Hope: an 18th century tale

Vaccine is a strange word and for many people the word has an 18th century connotation, this is due to an enormously important scientific discovery on par with the creation of the new COVID-19 vaccines.

gingerbread stand


For centuries people have indulged in, snacked on, even licked gold leaf off, the humble gingerbread, but never before has any one produced such a detailed study of this popular delicacy.

John Bishop postmark

Horsham Man Transforms World Trade

The physical delivery of cards or parcels in the post was made possible due to the work of a Henfield man - John Bishop.   Without his idea the service may not have developed.

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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