A History of Surrey in 50 Objects

Taking inspiration from the hugely successful British Museum and BBC project ‘A History of the World in 100 Objects’, these pages focus on objects from around the county that have played an important role in shaping Surrey’s fascinating history. These illustrate the key moments, discoveries, people, trades, arts and crafts that have influenced the people and places of Surrey, and many further afield.

Use the links to the left to explore the fascinating history of Surrey though a wide variety of objects.

See more photos from the ‘A History of Surrey in 50 Objects’ exhibition.
Read about other objects included in the ‘A History of Surrey in 50  Objects’ exhibition.

Contact details for museums in Surrey

Click on an image below to see a video about an item from the exhibition.













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