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Cuming Museum - CLOSED

151 Walworth Road | Southwark, London SE17 1RY, England
+44 20 7525 2332
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interesting fascinating museum

I visited this interesting museum a few months before the fire, I hope that most of the artefacts... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2014
gymrachel
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
interesting

The museum is a small place, where you can see different collections from Africa, Oceania, Europe... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2013
kristell29
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London, United Kingdom
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25 Jan 2014
“interesting fascinating museum”
10 Mar 2013
“interesting”
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151 Walworth Road | Southwark, London SE17 1RY, England
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

I visited this interesting museum a few months before the fire, I hope that most of the artefacts were restored. Lots of fascinating objects from all over the globe, collected by the Cuming family on their journeys. So many eye opening items to see, and...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2013

The museum is a small place, where you can see different collections from Africa, Oceania, Europe, Asia.

1  Thank kristell29
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Reviewed 13 March 2012

I found a great book about the Cummign family, Whoever been to the museum will be able to understand the history of the Cumming family better. The pictures and the artifact become alive.

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Reviewed 15 February 2012

It is small but if you take the time to look at everything you will not be disappointed. It is good to take children to but you must explain about the weird and wonderful things here, not rush through becasue this is a gem like...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2011

This museum is very well presented in a small space. To imagine all in the interior of the Cuming household, it must have looked quite shocking. Well worth a view.

Thank georgegrimes
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Reviewed 23 December 2010

I do NOT agree with the other reviewer who said that this museum can be quickly seen. I have been seeking out unusual museums in London during my visit this is one of the most interesting because it has so much character and the real...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2009

This is situated in the old Walworth Town Hall.it is a presentation of some of the thousands of items collected by this family in the nineteenth century.There is no theme to it all.Rather as if someone decided to go along to auctions and buy everything...More

Thank wingate
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