Wandsworth Museum

Category: Museums and libraries

Discover the story of Wandsworth from prehistoric times to the present day; how Battersea, Balham, Putney, Earlsfield, Roehampton, Wandsworth and Southfields grew from country villages to London’s biggest borough.

Find out about a woolly rhino from Battersea’s ice age, a horse-drawn railway, the King’s Embroiderer and Britain’s first black mayor. You can find out how a scattering of rural and riverside communities grew into a bustling London suburb. Throughout history, people from all over the world have made their home in Wandsworth.


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