Welcome to The Museum of Wimbledon

The Wimbledon Society’s free museum for everyone. The Museum is closed while we rethink and renew. Find out more about our exciting refurbishment programme in Wimbledon Stories

Your Visit

The Museum is closed while we rethink and renew. Find out more about our exciting refurbishment programme here. We will be creating events online and outside while we are closed. Feel free to get in touch at museuminfo@wimbledonsociety.org.uk

Please note that our online shop is still open.

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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.

If you want to donate something or have inquiries, please email us at museumcollections@wimbledonsociety.org.uk

We will also 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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What’s On

150th Anniversary of the Wimbledon and Putney Commons

We are currently planning a special event for 2021 to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Wimbledon and Putney Commons Act 1871. More details soon!

Merton, Morden and Mitcham: Past and Present

We are pleased to announce an ONLINE lecture as part of our activities programme.
Full details about the event and how to access this recorded lecture online can be found HERE.

YWA Film and Photography Competition

A competition for young people living or studying in Merton, aged 14-19. Entries close December 2nd 2020.

WYA Competition

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.

Find out how

Shop

Choose from a wide selection of publications cataloguing Wimbledon’s rich and vibrant history. And our popular Xmas cards are now on sale!

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