Pumphouse Educational Museum, Rotherhithe


Private collection of artefacts from the Thames foreshore in Rotherhithe. Includes Elizabethan cannon-balls, human skulls, jewellery, coins and clay pipes. Full educational service for groups and schools. Also local history walks, hands-on displays and a permanent exhibition, `Blitz...A Front Room', in the large hall area. The museum tells the story of Rotherhithe and contains a unique collection of dockers' tools. Peek Freans memorabilia including 5'6' replica Queen Elizabeth wedding cake. 'The 1950s' exhibition and collection of 'Artefacts from 20thC Homes' on 1st floor.

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Prices and Opening Times

As a registered charity, the Pumphouse is continually seeking new funding to help maintain and improve its activities. Donations in cash and kind help our projects to deliver much needed services to young and old alike.

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Opening Times:

Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 16:00.

Group visits can be at anytime above, but please note that on a Friday the Museum does not have school visits.

Venue Details & Map

Pumphouse Educational Museum, Rotherhithe

Lavender Pond and Nature Park
Lavender Road
SE16 5DZ
+44 (0)20 7231 2976
Public transport:
Turn left on exit, 10 mins to Lavender Pond (Salter Rd).
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app


Payment Facilities
Free entry

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