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The Cuming Museum

Cuming Museum

The Cuming Museum comprises the worldwide and local collections of the Cuming family as well as local and social history collected by the borough during the 20th century. We also care for an extensive art collection. We are the sister service to Southwark Local History Library and Archives on Borough High Street.

We’d love to have you visit us but unfortunately the Cuming Museum’s galleries are currently closed due to a fire which affected the building housing the displays in March 2013.

The Cuming museum will return to the former Walworth Town Hall building when it reopens in a few years. In the meantime we are working closely with colleagues in the libraries, arts and heritage services and developing new ways to access our collections in the future.

Look out for consultation opportunities concerning the redevelopment of the former town hall building during this year.

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The Cuming Museum

Tel: 020 7525 2332



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Southwark Council
PO BOX 64529
London SE1P 5LX

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