Visit Dorich House Museum

Dorich House Museum is now open for self-guided visits and guided tours, which we advise booking in advance to guarantee entry. Please visit our Eventbrite page or phone us on 020 8417 5515 for more information or to book tickets. Our seasonal closure will take place from 20th December-5th January, and we will reopen on 6th January 2022.

Our partner site Stanley Picker Gallery is also currently open. You can book tickets to visit them here.

Booking your Visit

Dorich House Museum is open for free pre-booked one hour self-guided visits on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, and guided tours on some Fridays and Saturdays at 11am. Booking is highly recommended for visits and essential for guided tours. Please visit our Eventbrite page for more information about timings, our current safety procedures, and to book tickets.

Getting to Dorich House Museum

By Train & Bus: From Kingston station take bus 85 or K3 from Cromwell Road bus station. From Putney Station take bus 85 (direction Kingston). The stop for Dorich House Museum is Woodview Close.

By Car: The Museum is on Kingston Vale, close to Robin Hood Roundabout on the A3. From the A3 take the A308 exit, marked Kingston. Limited free parking onsite.

By Bicycle: Bike racks are located at the rear of the building, designed by Fabien Cappello as part of the Stanley Picker Gallery Fellowship.

Dorich House Museum map


The Museum is located over four floors. There are 78 steps to the top floor, which is accessed via a narrow staircase. The Museum currently has no wheelchair accessible toilets. We apologise that we are unable to offer full access for all physical abilities at this time. Kingston University is working to improve access for all visitors. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions in advance of your visit.

Studio Café

Our studio café is now open. We are serving a selection of cakes, coffee, and tea and can accept cash or card payments. You do not need to book a separate ticket for the café – just stop by any time during your visit.

Browse gifts from Dorich House Museum Shop Now button

Our range of merchandise, which includes books, publications, postcards and tote bags, is available to purchase online via the Art UK shop and via cash or card payment at the museum.


Dorich House Museum relies on your support for the venue to flourish. You can help us directly by contributing a donation via cash or card payment during your visit to the museum.

Our Team

Director David Falkner
Curator Dr Fiona Fisher
Participation Curator Natalie Kay
Venue & Events Coordinator Glenyss Lipscombe
Museum Coordinator Jessica Sajovie
Dorich House Museum Professional Placement Student (Postgraduate) Caylyn Sheldon

Dorich House Museum & Stanley Picker Gallery Assistants 2021-22:
Kyle Campbell-Pope, Mengfei Liu, Faith McKie, Alex Stillwell, Maria Val De Los Rios

Gallery & Museum Advisory Group

Yemi Awosile – Textile Designer & Stanley Picker Fellow (2015)
Damian Chandler – Director (Asia), Brunswick Arts
Clare Cumberlidge – Director, Clare Cumberlidge & Co
David Falkner – Gallery & Museum Director
Laura Grace Ford – Artist & Stanley Picker Fellow (2013)
Catherine Ince (Chair) – Chief Curator, V&A East
Jane Pavitt – Professor of Design & Architectural History and Head of Impact at Kingston School of Art
Jana Scholze – Course Director, MA Curating Contemporary Design at Kingston School of Art
Mandy Ure (Deputy Chair) – Artist and Dean of Kingston School of Art
Rhoddy Voremberg – Lawyer and Stanley Picker Trustee

Anti-racism Statement

5 June 2020: Dorich House Museum and our partner venue Stanley Picker Gallery recognise we must do more as cultural organisations to be actively anti-racist. We commit to taking immediate steps to implement a clear plan of action to address systemic racism at every level of our organisations, whilst actively seeking and welcoming critical engagement from diverse perspectives in this process.

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