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Museum Of Croydon

Central Library 1 Croydon Clocktower Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET, England
+44 20 8253 1022
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Little gem

We stumbled upon this museum while visiting croydon. It's a very nice little museum. A lot of time... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Heather R
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San Diego, California
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Bit disjointed

It's situated in the landmark Croydon clock tower building which was once the Town Hall but has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
futtock21
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Average17%
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Central Library 1 Croydon Clocktower Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this museum while visiting croydon. It's a very nice little museum. A lot of time was put into this place each item on display had some sort of interactive feature. It went from the 1800-2000s its small so you can spend 30-45...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's situated in the landmark Croydon clock tower building which was once the Town Hall but has since become a 'multi-functional arts facility' which means, in practice, it houses a substantial library, an informal cafe and various exhibition spaces. Its southern wing is an entirely...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is a fab museum for children in particular, a great place to take your little ones on a wet afternoon. They have great dispalys there and great resources for children and dressing up box.

Thank lovejoycentre
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This local wonder is fantastic. It's free and ram packed with volunteers who are keen to share their wisdom and knowledge of Croydon. Ideal for a day out in the school holidays when the weather is bleak.

1  Thank silvershell123
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We had a great visit but not enough time to enjoy it properly.Friendly passionate staff. They are eager to explain the exhibits but not intrusive. They are also helpful with other information about the local area. If I am down there again I will definitely...More

1  Thank wigywogy
Reviewed 28 March 2017

With time to spare while visiting the David Lean cinema we discovered the museum which has been put together so cleverly with contributions from Croydon residents and friends. It is designed in neat sections so you can save an area for a later visit which...More

1  Thank darnoc2511
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you are interested in the history of Croydon (the original one in South London - there are a few other Croydons around the world!) then this free museum is worth a visit. I tend to drop in at lunchtimes. It covers the history of...More

1  Thank David O
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This well worth a visit. Even if you are a visitor or a resident of Croydon. Lots to see. Easy to find as its close to the iconic clock tower and the war memorial.

1  Thank Adrian R
Reviewed 18 February 2017

lots to see. quite professionaly laid out and good local Croydon attraction, Worth checking out to get knowledge about Croydon

Thank achalmohi
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This characterful place is above the library in Croydon. It is short walking distance from East Croydon Station. I recommend it if you are in the area and have about an hour to spare. It contains all kinds of items relating to the area which...More

1  Thank sjhs2017
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