Welcome to the
Rural Life
Living Museum

Bringing Our Rural Heritage To Life

Welcome to the
Rural Life
Living Museum

Bringing Our Rural Heritage To Life

Welcome to the
Rural Life
Living Museum

Bringing Our Rural Heritage To Life

 Coronavirus Update

We are sorry to have to announce that the museum is closed, and due to the current National Lockdown restrictions shall remain so until further notice. We shall update this page once we have more information about reopening.

We shall be available to education professionals from 6 January 2021 for access to educational materials and  virtual classroom sessions.

If you would like to support us, we have opened an online shop here.  All images were taken at the museum by our onsite photographers and all profits go towards the upkeep of the museum.  You can also make a donation here.

Explore & Discover

Rural Life Living Museum - Our History

Our History

Learn how the museum started
Rural Life Living Museum - Exhibits

Our Exhibits

Find out more about our unique collection

Rural Life Living Museum - Schools and Education

Learning

Experience local heritage for all ages
Rural Life Living Museum - Craft Courses

Craft Courses

Experience our vanishing skills courses
Rural Life Living Museum - Venue Hire

Venue Hire

Events made special at the museum
Rural Life Living Museum - Annual Membership

Get Involved

Volunteer, support and donate

What’s On

PLEASE NOTE: Due to concerns about the spread of Corona Virus we have taken the decision to cancel some events. We will update the calendar when we know more.

The museum offers a full programme of events ranging from 1940s weekends to family friendly events, classic vehicle rallies and many more. With something happening on most weekends throughout the summer, it is worth keeping an eye on our diary to make sure you don’t miss out, please see details below.

  • Carpentry Shop
    25th July We are hoping to run this event on its usual Sunday at the end of July. We are constantly reviewing the government restrictions regarding Coronavirus and we will keep you updated on the status of this event. If you are a stallholder and sell or demonstrate rustic crafts or you are a local producer please click here to register your interest in having a stall at this event.
    Rustic Sunday and Local Producer's Market
    Find Out More
    25th July
  • Vintage Microphone
    4th & 5th September 2021 We are hoping to run this event over its usual weekend at the beginning of September.  We are constantly reviewing the government restrictions regarding Coronavirus and we will keep you updated on the status of this event. If you are a stallholder and sell vintage or retro items, please click here to register your interest in having a stall at this two day event.  
    Rural Life Vintage Revival 2021
    Find Out More
    4th and 5th Sept
  • Rural Life Living Museum - Harvest Vegetables
    2nd & 3rd October We hope to run this event but we are constantly reviewing restrictions regarding Coronavirus.  Please keep an eye on this page for updates. Our Festival of Autumn is a new event incorporating Harvest Home but with a view to bringing you the best in local activities, clothing, food, drink and much more to see you through the colder winter months.  Wellbeing is the order of the weekend. If you would like to register your interest in having a stall at this event, please click here to fill out and submit one of our forms.
    Festival of Autumn
    Find Out More
    2nd & 3rd Oct

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Find Us

Rural Life Living Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey GU10 2DL  Tel: 01252 795571
3 miles south of Farnham, just off the A287, midway between Frensham and Tilford villages.

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