Community Groups


We always welcome visits from local community groups, and special tours can be arranged upon request (there is no access to the museum during refurbishment of the Large Mansion).

To book a tour or for more information please contact us at



We want you to get the most out of your visits to Gunnersbury. Join us for a free training session for group leaders – you’ll come away with good knowledge of Gunnersbury and greater confidence to support your group during a visit.

Pop-up Museum

Come and discover our Pop-up Museum – a travelling cabinet of curiosities, bursting with fascinating objects from our museum collections. The Pop-up Museum is a great way to tell the story of your community group through artwork, writing or your own collections of objects.

The current exhibition has been co-curated with Acton Arts Forum and showcases the heritage and diversity of the East Acton area, as well as research, stories and work produced by local people as part of the East Acton: Old Town, New Town project. The exhibition includes a variety of interesting items from our museum collection, spanning the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries, which illustrate domestic life, industry, leisure and childhood in the area.

The Pop Up Museum will be and John Perryn and East Acton primary schools until late Spring 2016, when it will go on public display at venues around Acton and Ealing. Watch this space for more information!

If your group is interested in working with us on a future Pop-up Museum project, or you would like more information, please contact us at