Welcome to The Museum of Wimbledon

The Wimbledon Society’s free museum for everyone. Supported by the Wimbledon Village Hall Trust and the Wimbledon Village Club. The Museum is closed for refurbishment. Find out more about our exciting plans in Wimbledon Stories.

The Museum of Wimbledon is currently closed for an exciting refurbishment.

Find out more about our innovative design programme here. Please support this exciting project by giving a donation, large or small here. We will be creating events online and outside while we are closed. Find out more here.

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!

Wimbledon Society Events

Due to the current  pandemic situation we are unable to run our usual full programme of walks, talks and visits. Please check our listings for details of the Wimbledon Society’s events and the Wimbledon Diary for details of partner organisations’ events.


Wimbledon Society and other Events

YWA Film and Photography Competition

A competition for young people living or studying in Merton, aged 14-19. This competition is now closed. Results have now been announced!

YWA Competition


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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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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Choose from a wide selection of publications cataloguing Wimbledon’s rich and vibrant history via our online shop. The online shop will remain open during the refurbishment.


A selection of our books are also sold by Wimbledon Books   and The Tennis Gallery