London Sewing Machine Museum Free

The museum charts the history of the sewing machine (both domestic and industrial) from 1850 to 1950. Read More


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.

Prices and Opening Times

Concession Ticket FREE
Adult Ticket FREE

Admission is free. Visitors must be over 16.

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Opening Times

Open the first Saturday of every month: 14:00 - 17:00

Venue Details & Map

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.

Facilities & Accessibility

Access Inside Building Facilities
Steps within building
Access into the Building
Steps with handrails to entrance
Payment Facilities
Free entry

Yelp Reviews

6.00 out of 5
based on 2 reviews

Top 2 reviews of London Sewing Machine Museum

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

3.0 out of 5
09 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

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