This museum houses worldwide collections of the Cuming family joined with the history of Southwark, from Roman times to the19th century. The exhibits include The Marshalea Prison Pump, Roman statues and The Mannings' Tombstones. There are also special displays on Shakespeare's Southwark and the scientist Michael Faraday.
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The Cuming Museum is currently closed following a fire in March 2013 in the Old Walworth Town Hall building, which houses the museum. It is estimated that rebuilding will take 4 years to complete. In the meantime the museum’s events programme continues at alternative venues. Please see the Cuming Museum events page for up to date information.
Venue Details & Map
151 Walworth RoadLondonSE17 1RS
- +44 (0)20 7525 2332
- Public transport:
- From the Northern line exit turn left and walk under the railway bridge for 5 mins. Buses from Elephant and Castle: 12,35,40,68,171,PS,343,148,468.
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- Free entry
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