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Cuming Museum (The), London

Cuming Museum (The) - London, United Kingdom
Cuming Museum (The)
151 Walworth Road, London, United Kingdom SE17 1RYMap
Old Walworth Town Hall
+44 20 7525 2332
Neighborhood: Southwark/ Waterloo
Overview

The Cuming Museum houses a collection of over 4000 objects from Roman and Medieval England and Ancient Egypt. Richard Cuming and his descendants gathered their horde of treasures between 1782 and 1902. The museum was opened in 1906 and nicknamed the miniature British Museum, with a collection featuring everything from a pair of Queen Victoria's shoes to a mummified Egyptian leg. There are numerous handling sessions available for primary schools on a variety of subjects including Ancient Egypt, Roman Britain and the Victorian era. All sessions are free and run by museum staff. Tours are available for adult groups on Richard and Henry Syer Cuming and their collections.

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Cuming Museum (The) General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Other, Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Elephant & Castleā€Ž
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