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Guildford House Gallery, Guildford, Surrey

Guildford House Gallery
155 High Street
Guildford
Surrey

GU1 3AJ | View map
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Guildford House is a fascinating 17th century town house and is now Guildford Borough Council’s art gallery showing selections from the Borough’s collection and varied temporary exhibitions.

The house was built in 1660 for John Child, who was three times Mayor of Guildford. From the mid 1840’s it became business premises. It opened as Guildford’s Art Gallery in 1959.

As well as the Borough’s collection, which features a large selection of John Russell’s, a Guildford born artist. There are a large number of temporary exhibitions.

The gallery is open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4.45pm

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Months Open: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4.45pm
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Conference Facilities: Yes
Admission Price: Free
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Café

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