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Museum Of Croydon

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Worth a look, but...

...I wouldn't plan on spending a long time or discovering lots of new things here. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wykniv
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London, United Kingdom
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Informative museum

Museum of Croydon has done a great job displaying older and newer history of the town. They have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
aexsb12
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Central Library 1 Croydon Clocktower Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

...I wouldn't plan on spending a long time or discovering lots of new things here. The exhibits/artefacts showing Croydon through the ages are interesting, and they manage to cover some LGBT and suffrage movement history effectively. It's also great to see/hear people's views on what...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum of Croydon has done a great job displaying older and newer history of the town. They have integrated locals' experiences into the displays well, and the touchscreens offer more information on various display items. There are also kids' activities to make the museum more...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a regular visitor to this Museum which never ceases to delight me. It highlights social history through the use of personal and well collated items from people and companies in the area and goes through the decades.

Thank KarenLcroy
Reviewed 10 August 2018

For such a small museum, there was a lot of information and interesting, interactive displays. Well worth the visit.

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I grew up around Croydon, and was intrigued to see what the Museum of Croydon had to offer. In line with several of the other TripAdvisor reviews for it, I was really impressed by the museum and everything it had to offer. The museum staff...More

1  Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I was not expecting my visit to Croydon museum to be so interesting or enjoyable, just had a few spare hours so thought I'd take a look. Only saw two other people on the morning I visited...such a shame as it's so diverse and takes...More

Thank Piano_girl_13
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Disappointing selection of exhibits considering the size of Croydon and the history of the area. A lot of the exhibits are in cases which are too high to see and many others are inappropriate and not of much interest.

1  Thank JenniferMP2014
Reviewed 17 July 2018

it may be small but is packed with interesting exhibits dating back to the Romans. They also have art exhibitions in the next room which is a bonus.

Thank markonwmark
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Outstanding an u discovered gem in the heart of Croydon the museum curator was welcoming and enthusiastic. Time well spent will return

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Really great little look into Croydon history. It's free and if you are around I'd recommend popping in. They have an exhibit on world war at the moment which is good. I assume this will keep changing so,you could come back again and again to...More

Thank CrystalS1827
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