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Our mission is to preserve, store, and interpret the heritage and history of the industries and people of the River Wandle.

Opening Times: Wednesday 1-4pm and Sundays 2-5pm. Closed Bank Holiday Weekends.

Sunday opening may be subject to change. Please check before visiting.

Latest News

Merton Heritage Discovery Day  

This event will take at Morden Library and Heritage Centre on Saturday 21st August between 12-4pm. The museum will be there with a stall along with another 20 organisations. We will be running a block printing session between 1:30-3pm. This session along with some others need to be booked. Full details of the day can be found here or by visiting here

Mitcham Heritage Day  

This day kicks off our involvement with the Wandle Fortnight. The museum will be open from 09:30 until 5pm. There will be talks on the “History of Wandle Valley Textile Industry” at 10am and again at 3pm. These talks will last about an hour. Find out more about the other activities taking place on the day by visiting here

Wandle Fortnight  

As part of Wandle Fortnight our volunteer John Sheridan will be leading three walks as follows: From Earlsfield to the mouth of the Wandle (11am on Tuesday 14 Sept), from Morden Hall Park to the Merton Abbey Works wheelhouse and Merton Priory Chapter House (11am on Sunday 19 Sept), and from Colliers Wood to Earlsfield (11am on Thursday 23 Sept). Taken together the three walks will cover the length of the Wandle between the Thames and Morden Hall Park. Please contact John.sheridan08@gmail.com to book to join the walks. Full details of all the activities during Wandle Fortnight can be found here

Mary Hart Tribute  

We recently lost Mary, our volunteer and textile expert, after illness. She will be missed by many of the people who knew her. Her husband Nicholas gives a tribute to the contribution she made to the museum here