Best Places To Visit in Richmond Upon Thames London, UK

Handpicked Top 3 Places To Visit in Richmond Upon Thames London. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW

Kew Road, Richmond Upon Thames London TW9 3AB

Botanic Gardens, Plants Collections, Glasshouses, Arboretum, Art Galleries, Alpine House, Guided Tours, Coach Parties, Facilities for Groups, Educational Visits, Gift Shop, On-Site Catering, Walks and Tours, Outdoor Festivals, Light Show, Childrens Activities, Art Exhibitions & Short Courses

Free Admission: Kew Members, Children aged 16 years & under - Its 326-acre site at Kew has 40 historically important buildings and collections of over 40,000 species of plants - The organisation has an average of 1 million paying visitors per year

Price: Adults £15.00 & Concessions £14.00 (60+, Full-Time Students & Disabled Visitors)

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Mon - Sun 9:30 am - 7:00 pm

Always enjoy a visit to Kew in any season it’s years since we visited and on this warm Sunday in mid-October it was pretty busy. The main reason we visited was to catch up with a friend who was exhibiting at the Handmade at Kew show of art and crafts etc. so our ticket included entry for that too. After a wander around the gardens and going up the tree-top walk, which is definitely worth a visit we had a quick mid-day bite to eat from the café sort of food outlet within the gardens. This place seems to cater for the family market, and has a gift shop attached. We just had a sandwich and a roll and some crisps each and the food was fine and a pretty much OK price but the price of around £
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WORLD RUGBY MUSEUM

Twickenham Stadium, Whitton Road, Richmond Upon Thames London TW2 7BA

Since 1996

Museum, Exhibitions, Collections, Displays, School Visits, Group Visits, Educational Programs, Learning Programs, Teacher Programs, Workshops, School Groups, Stadium Tours, Events & Shops

Free Admission: Under 5s - They has the most extensive collection of rugby football memorabilia in the world and includes over 25,000 recorded objects, 7,000 pieces of archival material and 7-8,000 photographs

Discount: 10% Off on their advertised prices for groups of 15 people or more

Price: Adult £20, Concessions (students/60+) £15, Child (5-15) £12 & Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £50

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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun Closed

I recently visited the museum as part of a guided tour around Twickenham Stadium (highly recommendable! A must-see for everyone interested in rugby!). It is situated on the grounds of Twickenham Stadium. The museum is a lovely arrangement of memorabilia, history and hands-on parts: old, very old rugby caps, ticket stubs, rugby jerseys, replicas of the Webb Ellis Cup and other trophies, some nicely arranged films, a whole sequence of live action areas to determine your personal position in the team if you were a rugby player (a scrum simulator, a point where to kick a (digital) ball, and many more, timelines - basically everything there is to learn about this beautiful sport.
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MUSEUM OF RICHMOND

2nd Floor, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond Upon Thames London TW9 1TP

Since 1988

Museum, Exhibitions, Workshops, Collections, Displays, School Visits, Group Visits, Educational Programs, Learning Programs, Family Programs, Outreach Programs, Events & Gift Shops

Free Admission - It was formally opened by Queen Elizabeth II - It was designed by ‘Robin Wade and Pat Read Design Associates’ - The Museum found a home on the second floor of the renovated Old Town Hall

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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm April - September: Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm October - March: Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The museum is hidden away on the top floor of the old town hall, but is well worth seeking out.. Well displayed and not presented at 'lowest common denominator' as are so many museums today! There is a small temporary exhibition but also a really good permanent collection on display. Really interesting artefacts that tell the story of Richmond from earliest medieval times to the present day They also have an app which takes you on an excellent and very enjoyable audio tour, lasting about 40 minutes, of one of the historic streets nearby (the subject of their present temporary exhibition but they are going to keep the tour even after the exhibition finishes).
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