Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre

Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre
2nd floor, Morden Library
Merton Civic Centre
London Rd
Morden
Surrey
SM4 5DX
England

Website

www.merton.gov.uk/localstudies

E-mail

local.studies@merton.gov.uk

Telephone

020 8545 3239

Fax

020 8640 7266

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Merton Heritage & Local Studies Centre tells the story of Merton and its people through a changing programme of exhibitions and events. The Centre also provides access to a wide range of local history resources from maps and photographs, to period newspapers, the census and a large collection of genealogical material. Educational services are provided for schools and community groups including talks, resource boxes and project advice. A local history enquiry service is also available and the Centre has a small shop selling lassorted local history books, maps and postcards.

Venue Type:

Museum, Library, Archive

Opening hours

Open Monday to Friday: 9.30 - 7.00; Saturday 9.30 - 5.00

Closed: Sundays

Admission charges

FREE admission
Charges may be required for participation in some events

Getting there

By Tube: The Heritage Centre is part of Merton Civic Centre, a 2 minute walk from Morden Underground Station on the Northern Line ( Turn right on exiting the station )

By bus: The following buses stop near Morden Underground Station, 2 minutes walking distance from Merton Civic Centre:
80, 93, 118, 154, 157, 163, 164, 201, 493, 413, 470, K5

By tram: Nearest stop is Phipps Bridge followed by 8 min walk ( through Morden Hall Park, cross Morden Hall Road and walk down Aberconway Road to reach Merton Civic Centre. )

Alternatively use Morden South tram stop and take a 10 minute walk down Morden Road, turning right into London Road to reach Merton Civic Centre

The centre collections cover a variety of social history themes related to the London Borough of Merton, from period artefacts and local industry, to sports and archival material - poor rate books, local authority records, etc.

Collection details

Archives, Social History

Getting there

By Tube: The Heritage Centre is part of Merton Civic Centre, a 2 minute walk from Morden Underground Station on the Northern Line ( Turn right on exiting the station )

By bus: The following buses stop near Morden Underground Station, 2 minutes walking distance from Merton Civic Centre:
80, 93, 118, 154, 157, 163, 164, 201, 493, 413, 470, K5

By tram: Nearest stop is Phipps Bridge followed by 8 min walk ( through Morden Hall Park, cross Morden Hall Road and walk down Aberconway Road to reach Merton Civic Centre. )

Alternatively use Morden South tram stop and take a 10 minute walk down Morden Road, turning right into London Road to reach Merton Civic Centre

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