Museum of Garden History
Lambeth Palace Road
Situated in the restored church
of St. Mary-at-Lambeth, adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the
banks of the River Thames, the Museum of Garden History provides
an insight into the history and development of gardens and
gardening in the UK, an important facet in our social history.
The Museum houses one of the finest public displays of garden
tools and garden related artefacts and curiosities in the
country, as well as an intriguing collection of garden related
In addition, a beautiful reproduction
17th century knot garden filled with flowers and shrubs of
the period has been created in the graveyard around the tombs
of the famous 17th century plant hunters, the John Tradescants,
father and son, and Captain William Bligh of the 'Bounty'.
The Museum runs a programme
of exhibitions, Jazz Nights, events and lectures, as well
as educational activities for families. Contact the Museum
for more information.
Concessions: Over 60 -
Nearest Tube: Lambeth North,
Westminster or Waterloo