Behind its narrow blue entrance (on the right above), the museum opens out into history and art galleries, a library, shop, coffee shop, garden and Visitor Information Point.

Now on


A Sense of Place

Sue Colyer's passion for watercolour and its unique qualities enables her to paint the subject she loves - nature in all its glory.
28th May to 15th June



New in the museum


Godalming Capriccio

A large oil painting in the Resources Room showing the main buildings of Godalming in the 19th Century in an imaginative and fantastical way.

The Clive Downes Archive 

37 museum boxes holding over 5400 pages providing an archive for Farncombe. This is the work of local historian Clive Downes. It is available in the Museum Resources Room.


New on the website


Images of events in Godalming from 1881 to 2012

Coming soon


Compton Artists

This group of artists have diverse approaches to their subject matter, choice of media and style which provides stimulation and new ideas.
28th May to 15th June


Godalming Town History Walk 

By Godalming Trust
Saturday 8th June, 2.30pm from the Pepperpot, free, just turn up


Art and Society in Edo Period Japan 

By James Hammond, from Ewbank's Auctioneers and Valuers
Wednesday 19th June,  7.30pm in the Museum. Entry by ticket only. Tickets £5 available from the Museum


Godalming Heritage Open Weekend 2019

14th-15th September

Uncover some surprising connections: with the Titanic; with Georgia: with Sir Winston Churchill and with public electricity.

Discover the art, architecture and gardens of Gertrude Jekyll, Sir Edwin Lutyens and the South West Surrey Arts and Crafts.

Delve into the wealth of information in the Local Studies Library.

Enjoy exhibitions featuring the work of local artists and craft workers.

Look for a special gift in the museum's shop?

Godalming Museum Garden

Relax with friends in the peaceful garden.

Godalming Museum Coffee Shop

Enjoy refreshments in the coffee shop.

Godalming Museum caring for the environment

The museum was founded in 1921 and is administered by the Godalming Museum Trust, supported by Waverley Borough Council and Godalming Town Council.

Godalming Museum Trust is a Registered Charity (Charity no. 2921550)