Opening Hours & Admission Prices

Normal Opening Hours

The museum is open every day from:

10.30am to 5.00pm

We are open Bank Holidays except Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Christmas Period Closing:

The Museum is closed 15th Dec – 5th Jan.

Museum Admission Prices 2014


Full Price £6.50
Concession £5.00
Child (under 16) £3.50
Family £13.90 (up to 2 adults and 4 children from same family)
Schools Groups Each group (of 10 or over), booking in advance, receive a free lecture/introduction to the Museum after paying admission of £3.50 per pupil. Accompanying adults free. See Group information
National Trust members now receive a 50% discount on admission on presentation of their valid membership card.

If you have forgotten your card today you will be asked to pay the full entrance charge. For more information please visit

Groups Each group (of 10 or over) booking in advance will receive a free lecture/introduction to the Museum when the admission fee per person is paid as above. See Group information
Group Walks Groups can also take a walk around the Local area – either as a general historical walk, or as a ‘Public Health in Southwark‘ walk. Combined walk and talk is £8.50 per person for schools (2009 price!), and £10.50 per person for adult groups. Walk, no visit £8 per person.
‘Evening at the Museum’ talks Talk in the Museum with glass of wine – for clubs and societies – £13.95 per person – minimum group size of 20. For further information.
London Pass Visiting many museums? – Want to save money? – then buy a London Pass! – accepted at the Museum.
We now accept credit and debit cards
(£5.00 min spend)
Please note the museum does not have visitor toilet facilities!


The Museum has limited disabled access but we do have a braille guide and a hearing loop.

Foreign Languages

The Museum has several foreign language guides available, currently French, German, Spanish, Italian and Japanese.

Also, these web pages can be translated on the ‘fly’ using the babelfish translator on the bottom of the side bar of each page,

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