Museum

Whiteley Village Museum

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The museum is run by members of WHiteley’s History Society, and is open from 2.00pm-4.00pm on the second Sunday of every month (alternative days and times can be arranged for groups, Villagers and guests).

Collections include:

William Whiteley, our Founder and Benefactor

  • Photographs and other memorabilia relating to his Department Store in Bayswater.
  • Press coverage of his murder in 1907, his funeral and his Will, and the subsequent trial at the Old Bailey of Horace George Raynor.

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  • Photographs and artefacts illustrating the construction and earliest days of the Village, plus a wonderful collection of original architectural plans and blueprints, many created by the leading exponents of the Arts & Crafts tradition.
  • Photographs and other memorabilia recording the visit to Whiteley Village by Their Majesties King George V and Queen Mary, in 1921.

Whiteley Village Residents

  • The most important part of Whiteley Village – Villagers past and present.
  • (We hope to build an archive of living histories – please get in touch if you’d like to be a part of this project!)

Whiteley’s History Society also offer pre-booked tours to explore the history and architecture of the Village.

For more information please contact the General Office:
Tel:01932 842360
Email: generaloffice@whiteleyvillage.org.uk