Museum Of Croydon

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Croydon Clocktower Katharine Street

  • General Enquiries: 020 8253 1022
  • Museum Education Team: 020 8253 1023

The Museum of Croydon is built on the fascinating objects and stories of the people who have lived, loved and worked in Croydon. The displays cover the history of Croydon from 1800 to the present day, with changing exhibitions in our Croydon NOW area and temporary exhibition gallery.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Museum of Croydon Galleries:Tues-Sat 10.30-17.00 Closed: Sun, Mon Bank Holidays For Christmas and New Year opening hours, please see


Museum of Croydon, Exhibition Gallery & Riesco Galleries: Free


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    Facilities and services


    • Toilets
    • Baby changing facilities
    • Cafeteria
    • Education facilities available
    • Facilities for private functions and events
    • Library with public access
    • Meeting room available
    • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
    • Parking for disabled available
    • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
    • Research facilities for academics
    • Restaurant
    • Study facilities
    • Toilets for disabled
    • Wheelchair access to all public areas
    • Wheelchairs available for loan

    Facilities information:

    The Museum of Croydon is located in Croydon Clocktower,


    • Activities for pre-school children
    • Adult lectures and courses held
    • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
    • Direct teaching services for schools
    • Events and resources for children and families
    • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
    • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
    • Induction loops in lecture theatres
    • Large print information and/or interpretation
    • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
    • Pre-booking service for groups
    • Primary school education service available
    • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
    • Public access available to collections information
    • Secondary school education service available
    • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
    • Touch exhibits

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