Garden Museum

Photo: Peter Jordan / Wikipedia
Garden Museum map
Address:
Garden Museum, Lambeth Palace Road, Lambeth SE1 7LB
Tel:
0207 401 8865
Web:
gardenmuseum.org.uk

Opening times and price

Opening hours:
10.30 AM to 5 PM (Mon-Fri, Sun); 10.30 AM to 4 PM (Sat); Note: The museum is closed the first Mon of every month
Ticket cost:
Adults £10.00; Children free entry (under-6); Family ticket £25.00
Visiting hours and entry charges are subject to change
Time required:
A typical visit to Garden Museum lasts 45-60 mins (approx)

Getting to Garden Museum

Driving:
Service stations and parking near Garden Museum
Taxis:
Minicab firms close to Garden Museum
Buses:
3, 344, 360, 507, C10 – London bus fares
Trains:
Lambeth North, Westminster
Plan your journey from Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or another London Underground station:
Train journey to Garden Museum
London train fares · Oyster fares · Travelcard fares · Contactless fares
Hotels:
Accommodation near Garden Museum

Craig’s London blog> Read Craig’s review of the Garden Museum  Check out my London blog for a full review, with more photos

Good for kids? Value for money? Worth a visit?

The Garden Museum is housed next-door to Lambeth Palace, in the parish church of St. Mary-at-Lambeth – the burial place to Captain Bligh of Mutiny on the Bounty fame.

The courtyard has been turned into a fine 17th-century flower garden, with trees and plants from the Stewart era. The hedges are trimmed in spiralling patterns, with wild roses, daffs and hardy perennials.

The museum displays every kind of gardening tool from the dawn of time – spades, hoes and mowers – along with biographies of famous gardening figures.

 
  • Be the first person to ask a question

> Talk about this attraction

> Craig’s review of Garden Museum – “I'm not really into gardening. I'm more into concrete, so my big interest in this museum is the church it's housed inside. The original one was Edward the Confessor-era, and sat alongside the gatehouse of Lambeth Palace. When the Archbishop of Canterbury started using it as his local it became one of the most prestigious in town, and ended up with 26,000 burials in th… continued”

If you enjoy this then try: Chelsea Physic Garden (catch the tube from Lambeth North to Chelsea Physic Garden); Kew Gardens (catch the tube from Lambeth North to Royal Botanic Gardens) and Lambeth Palace (you can walk there in less than 1 min).

Top 10 Best London parks Our pick of the most beautiful parks in London from the formal gardens at Kew and Hampton Court to the wild lands of Hampstead Heath and Richmond.
Sunday football on Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Listen to a speech at Speakers Corner Visit Speakers' Corner on a Sunday lunchtime and hear orators discussing whatever they like in the name of free speech.
Buckingham Palace and Garden Highlights Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well?
Review Richmond Park Richmond park is big. It's very big. In fact, it's huge. You could build a new town inside it and still have room left over for another one. People do sponsored runs around it and when they…
Review Primrose Hill The first time you clap eyes on Primrose Hill you'll kid yourself into thinking it's an easy climb. From the ground it's not much taller than the treetops. You can even see a lamppost higher…
Copyright © 2019 London Drum · Contact us · Cookies / Privacy policy · Search / Site map
London city guide