Wessex – Museums & Education

ROYAL BOROUGH KINGSTON UPON THAMES MUSEUM

Wheatfield Way, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1-2PS

Tel : 020 8547 5006

e-mail : kingston.museum@rbk.kingston.gov.uk

SAXON HISTORY

The Saxon metalwork collection is nationally important and includes three swords, about 20 spearheads and four shield bosses from the Mitcham Pagan Saxon Cemetary. The museum also holds a 10th century log boat and a collection of silver pennies representing th reigns of the seven kings thought to have been crowned at Kingston.

ADMISSION

admission is free.

OPENING TIMES

Tues, Fri & Sat 10.00 – 1700hrs.
Thurs 10.00 – 19.00hrs.
Closed on Bank Holiday Mondays, between Christmas & New Year, good Friday & Easter Monday.

TRANSPORT

BUS

There are plenty of routes going to kingston from around the area.

TRAIN

Kingston is on the West London loop from Waterloo.

CAR

Car-parks are within the town centre not far from the museum.

There is disabled parking at the rear of the museum, but you need to contact the museum at least a day before you wish to visit.