Welcome to The Museum of Wimbledon

The Wimbledon Society’s free museum for everyone.

Your Visit

You can find us in Wimbledon Village, at 22 Ridgway, just at the top of Wimbledon Hill. We’d love to see you. All our Exhibitions and most of our Events are FREE.

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Our Collections

Our treasured collections relate to life in Wimbledon from about 500,000 years ago right up to the present.

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What’s On

Our next Special Exhibition will open in January 2021, to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Wimbledon and Putney Commons Act 1871

We are currently closed to the public

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, The Museum of Wimbledon is closed.

We will be collecting local items relating to the pandemic. Please save any leaflets and other material until we are open again. Are you keeping a diary? Would you entrust it to us to save for future generations?

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Stories

A Wimbledon Museum for the 21st Century. We are planning to close the Museum in 2021 for a complete refurbishment, and the creation of brand new displays.

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Donate

The Museum is run by the Wimbledon Society and receives no public funding. We are enormously grateful for all donations to help with the costs of running the Museum, or specifically towards our refurbishment project.

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Shop

Choose from a wide selection of publications cataloguing Wimbledon’s rich and vibrant history.

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As a prominent community organisation, the Society is keen to promote good links between like-minded bodies in our environs. It believes that a strong community spirit plays a vital role in fostering a sense of pride in our area. The bodies range from civic societies to environmental groups, and from community forums to historical societies. Click here for their website details.