Surrey History Centre in Woking collects and preserves the records of Surrey's past and present, documenting the story of the county and its people from the 12th century to the 21st century. Visiting the centre to use our collections is free, staff are always happy to offer advice, and we have a busy programme of exhibitions, talks and events.

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Surrey History Centre opening times

We are now pleased to welcome visitors back to Surrey History Centre for pre-booked access to our unique collections. We are now open 4 days a week (Tuesday to Friday), with both morning and afternoon sessions. From October 2021, we will be opening on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. Please note that the building is closed to the public at lunchtime (12.45pm to 1.45pm).

From 19 July, we recommend you wear a face covering when you visit Surrey History Centre.

We're still open online, sharing information about our collections, online talks, activities and other resources via our e-newsletter and on our social media channels.

Opening times

  • Monday: closed
  • Tuesday: 9.30am to 12.45pm and 1.45pm to 5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 12.45pm and 1.45pm to 5pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am to 12.45pm and 1.45pm to 5pm
  • Friday: 9.30am to 12.45pm and 1.45pm to 5pm
  • Saturday: Second and fourth Saturdays of the month (9 October; 23 October; 13 November; 27 November; later dates to be advised) 9.30am to 1pm and 1.45pm to 4.15pm
  • Sunday: closed

Before you visit

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Where are we?

Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 6ND

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