London Borough of Croydon

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Croydon Museum and Archive Service

The Research Room

Our collections contain books, photographs, maps, newspapers and other items that illustrate and reflect the wide and varied history of Croydon, invaluable resources for the study of the past, present and future of Croydon.

Our open-display resources are available to view without appointment. For items not on open display including archive and museum collections please contact us through our website to book an appointment. Visit our website for details of our collections and how to access them.

You cannot borrow items from our collection, but there are books on local history in the main library.

Opening hours

Croydon Museum & Archives, the Museum of Croydon and the Riesco Gallery are open:

  • Tuesday 1pm - 5pm
  • Wednesday - Saturday, 10.30am - 5pm. 

Closed at other times, including public holidays.

Contacts

Museum of Croydon

Telephone: 
020 8253 1022
Fax: 
020 8253 1003
Address Line:

Croydon Clocktower

Katharine Street

Croydon

CR9 1ET