London Sewing Machine Museum Free


This museum charts the history of the sewing machine from 1850 to 1950. Among more than 600 machines on display are the first Singer machine, a unique machine originally owned by Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, and a patent machine sent from America for the Great Exhibition.

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292-312 Balham High Road, London, SW17 7AA

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+44 (0)20 8767 4724

Opening Times:

Open the first Saturday of every month: 10:00 - 16:50

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Adult Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Concession Ticket: Free (USD0.00)

Admission is free. Visitors must be over 16.

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London Sewing Machine Museum

292-312 Balham High Road
SW17 7AA
+44 (0)20 8767 4724
Public transport:
Turn towards Balham then 100 yards on left there is a large building.


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Free entry


3 out of 5 based on 2 reviews

Top 2 reviews of London Sewing Machine Museum

3.0 out of 5 9 June 2011
by Dan B.

As you can no doubt tell from my photo, I loved this place.

This was my nearest museum when I lived in Tooting Bec and its rather limited opening hours and free admission only served to urge me inside one Saturday, accompanied by a friend easily bribed/persuaded by beer.

It may not look like much from the outside (except for an uncanny resemblance to the Wimbledon Sewing Machine Company...more

3.0 out of 5 18 November 2008
by Gabsey

Something a bit different they also have a machine originally owned by Queen Victoria's eldest daughter!more