Estate continues gradual process of returning to normality
Gunnersbury Park Museum
Gunnersbury Park Museum is to reopen on Thursday 13 August. This is the latest step as the estate gradually gets back to normal following the coronavirus outbreak.
They will be operating on reduced hours, and face coverings should be worn when visiting. They will have some spare disposable ones available at the front desk should you need.
A one way system will operate in parts of the museum where social distancing is difficult and some areas, including the historic kitchens, will remain closed for the time being. The shop will only be accepting card payments.
As there no storage space for bags visitors are asked to refrain from bringing large bags and backpacks.
They will be taking your contact details upon entry to support the NHS track and trace system.
The park’s management have also now confirmed that there will be a season of drive-in cinema events in the park from Wednesday 19 August – Tuesday 8 September. Tickets start from £35 for a car containing two people and can be booked online.
As well as some blockbusters and family favourites they will be screenings from various arts organisations, e.g. the Royal Opera House and National Theatre.
The sessions designed for pre-schoolers which was previously held at the park, Little Flamingos, returns virtually with weekly sessions.
Adults and their under-6s will go on a musical magical storytelling adventure through the different rooms in Gunnersbury Park Museum. Expect singing, actions, sensory crafts and play, and participants will have plenty of opportunities to join in from home using simple but effective props like spoons, cut grass or crayons.
The first sessions will be free to join on Facebook Live on the Gunnersbury Park & Museum’s Facebook page on Wednesday 12 and Tuesday 18 August, both starting at 11am and will be themed around food and transport respectively.
The following FREE sessions will be live via Zoom, and the free spaces can be booked via the Gunnersbury website.
Wednesday 19 August, 11am
Wednesday 26 August, 11am
Wednesday 2 September, 11am
Wednesday 9 September, 11am
Wednesday 16 September, 11am
Wednesday 23 September, 11am
Wednesday 30 September, 11am
Wednesday 7 September, 11am
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August 6, 2020