Museum Of Croydon

Museum Of Croydon
Croydon Clocktower
Katharine Street


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General Enquiries

Education, Schools & Group Bookings


General Enquiries

020 8253 1022

Museum Education Team

020 8253 1023

Exhibitions Team

020 8253 1025

Collections Team

020 8253 1026


All teams

020 8253 1003

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Photo of the 1800 - 1899 gallery, showing the timeline and display cases. Photograph by Tim Soar.
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The Museum of Croydon is built on the fascinating objects and stories of the people who have lived, loved and worked in Croydon.

The displays cover the history of Croydon from 1800 to the present day, with changing exhibitions in our Croydon NOW area and temporary exhibition gallery.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery, Archive

Opening hours

Museum of Croydon Galleries:Tues-Sat 10.30-17.00
Temporary Exhibition & Riesco Galleries: Tues-Sat 11.00 - 17.00

Closed: Sun, Mon
Bank Holidays
For Christmas and New Year opening hours, please see

Admission charges

Museum of Croydon & Riesco Galleries: Free


  • Museums Association

Additional info

The Museum of Croydon is located in Croydon Clocktower, Croydon's premier cultural venue.

Croydon Clocktower includes a public library, Local Studies Library and Archive, Tourist Information Centre, live performance venue and cafe.

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Social History