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Gunnersbury Park and Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Historic and Intriguing

We enjoyed an afternoon at Gunnersby Park, visiting the home that was once the Rothchilds and is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lansing, Michigan
What a pleasant surprise.

Came to walk dog but were carried away by the location, the buildings (especially the orangery) and... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
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Gunnersbury Park Museum is the local history museum for the London Boroughs of Ealing and Hounslow.The museum's role is to collect, keep safe and display the past and present history of its two boroughs including Acton, Bedfont, Brentford, Chiswick...more
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Gunnersbury Park | Popes Lane, London W3 8LQ, England
+44 20 8992 1612
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an afternoon at Gunnersby Park, visiting the home that was once the Rothchilds and is now a lovely local museum and park. The museum/home itself is quite lovely. The museum combines both the history of the home and its residence with local history...More

Thank MarmeladeGypsy
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Came to walk dog but were carried away by the location, the buildings (especially the orangery) and the museum with Rothschild connections. Amazingly this lovely house and museum are free! Had only time to view the exquisite range of inter-connected a south facing rooms overlooking...More

Thank lizandianp
Reviewed 19 September 2018

As mentioned by others here, this is a very recently and gloriously restored house/museum. The curators have done a superb job of creating a modern museum melding together the histories of Gunnersbury House within the boroughs of Ealing and Hounslow and the evolution of a...More

Thank SpiritedVoyager
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The museum has now reopened after a long refurbishment and I have to say that they have done an excellent job.It covers much of the history of both the house and area.There are some stunning colour photos taken in 1908 in the gallery on the...More

Thank wingate
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Wide open green spaces interspersed with wild growth and trees evoking the English countryside. You forget that you are in the middle of a very busy city. Plenty of stations surround the park giving you multiple options to get there by tube or train. Some...More

Thank Gop M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The Museum, which was previously a mansion belonging to the Rothschild family, has been extensively restored and is just amazing. It covers three floors, has new galleries and learning spaces and tells the stories of Ealing, Hounslow and local people. There is information about the...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I was filled with awe when I descended on this park. The variety of meadows, boating ponds and ruins of 18th century neo-Gothic remains surrounding allotments make it a park to rival any other in London. Given our unusually hot summer this year the grass...More

Thank manderjones
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Visited the newly renovated museum after many many years. Full of local memorabillia and information. Lots of things to interest children and they can try on clothes etc from different decades. Staff were very welcoming and helpful and it is fee to enter. There is...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Much restorative work still going on the massive park but plenty to do and see. Large new play area for children, large lake with birds, new orangery and lake. But best of all the renovated house containing 3 floors of local history. A fascinating collection...More

Thank barrypicton
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We visited the park specifically to see the refurbished Rothchild's House and Museum. We eventually worked out the parking arrangements - a short walk down the main road.The gardens were, unfortunately, as dry as a bone like the rest of the UK after weeks of...More

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14 June 2018|
Response from Luke R | Reviewed this property |
Great question! Theirs not much place for shelter to be honest, although you can definitely pop up a gazebo for you and your family.