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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.

Admission Free. Donations welcomed.

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Forthcoming Talk

Monday 20th May our volunteer Mick Taylor will shine a light on the uses of the water of the River Wandle from being a water supply for London to pollution and disputes over its use.

Venue: Earlsfield Library, 276 Magdalene Park Road, SW18 3NY.
Start time: 6:30pm. The talk is free, however booking is required.
Please contact

Forthcoming Walk

Thursday 23rd May our volunteer John Sheridan will be leading a heritage walk following the course of the River Wandle, through King George’s Park, the former Ram Brewery site and the Causeway to the mouth of the river. Along the way we will look at the positive and negative impacts of the borough’s industrial heritage on the population’s health and wellbeing.

Start time 11am from Earlsfield Station, Garratt Lane, SW18 3NY.
To book please email The walk is free.

Forthcoming Walk

Friday 19th April our volunteer John Sheridan will be leading a heritage walk from Colliers Wood Station taking in the surrounding area including Wandle Park, Connolly's Leather Works, Morris & Co and more finishing at Merton Abbey Mills the former home of Liberty Print Works.

Start time 11am from Colliers Wood Station. To book (recommended) or further information email

Changes to Our Displays

Visitors should be aware that we are making changes to our displays. Some of our listed exhibits may not be on show. If you visit and wish to see something not on show please ask one of our volunteers for help.

Oral History Project  

The museum would like to capture the memories of those who worked in the industries along the River Wandle. Did you work in one or have a relation who did? If you would like to share what you remember we would like to hear from you. Please call the museum (020 8648 0127) or send us an email ( and we will get back to you to make arrangements to capture your part in history.