Bourne Hall Museum, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey KT17 1UF
PUBLISHED: 09:21 22 April 2011 | UPDATED: 17:06 20 February 2013
Bourne Hall Museum in Ewell is best known for its collection of items telling the history of Epsom and Ewell and Saturday Children's Museum Club.
Originally published in Surrey Life magazine April 2010
Bourne Hall Museum
Spring Street, Ewell KT17 1UF: 0208 394 1734
Open: Tuesday to Saturday, 9am-5pm
Curator: Jeremy Harte
What is the museum best-known for?
Our collection of items telling the history of Epsom and Ewell and our Saturday Childrens Museum Club.
Tell us your favourite local history story...
One Jubilee Day, in the middle of the festivities in Epsom High Street, all eyes turned towards the Clock Tower as the hour was struck with an eerie clang. What was so strange, you might ask? There was no clock. It had been taken away for repairs!
Which is your favourite item?
The notebook in which Sergeant Frank Bunn wrote his eyewitness account of the death of the suffragette Emily Davison at the 1913 Derby.
and the strangest?
A soldering iron made from copper left over from the building of the Titanic.