The museum

Although we’re currently closed, we’re transforming ourselves into a Digital Museum until we can reopen and welcome you to The Keep once again.

Learning Resources

We’re adding exciting new content to the website every week – so do check out our Learning resources page to help with home learning! 

The Keep News 

And don’t forget to keep in touch with us via social media and sign up to The Keep News for all the latest news. (Sign up is at the bottom of this page!) 

Online Tour!

You can still explore our historic building via our online tour.

  • Dog friendly attraction!
  • £6 annual adult pass

Plan your visit

Sadly we are now closed until further notice due the corona virus.

Plan your visit


Went here today and is the most amazing place.  Better than any of the London/ Surrey museums, so much information to look at.  We spent a couple of hours here and learnt so much.  If you are interested in history this is the place.

What's On


Huntley & Palmers WWI hardtack biscuit
January 17th, 2018

Make A Hard Tack Biscuit

Object of The Month: January 2018 – Dietary Regulations / Hard Tack Biscuit The ‘Recovery’ Diet  During the American Civil...

May 29th, 2020

Dig for Victory – Growing Spring Onions from scraps

Our final half term family challenge is growing spring onions from food scraps, which was inspired by wartime spirit where...

May 28th, 2020

Dig for Victory family challenge – Potatoes

Potatoes were a favourite crop in Victory Gardens during the war years. Potato Pete was a character who was created...

May 27th, 2020

Dig for Victory – Growing lettuce indoors

Unlike today when we can buy most fruit and vegetables throughout the year, during the war years there were definite...

May 26th, 2020

Dig for Victory – Radishes

In the Second World War those on the Home Front grew Victory Gardens to help with food shortages and support...