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Garden Museum (formerly Museum of Garden History)

A small re-created seventeenth century knot garden in a former churchyard. It commemorates two famous gardeners whose tomb is also there. John Tradescant and his son were gardners to Charles I and II - and were adventurous plant hunters. The garden adjoins the Museum of Garden History.

The Garden Museum is on the London Gardens Walk and included in the eBook guide to the London Gardens Walk

Head Gardener's Comment

The Garden Museum explores and celebrates British gardens and gardening through its collection, temporary exhibitions, events, symposia and garden. Whether you are an enthusiastic amateur gardener, more of a specialist or someone with a passion for museums, history even architecture the Museum has something for you.

Lambeth Palace Road, London, Greater London, England, SE1 7LB

Open daily 10.30am to 5pm. Closed over Christmas.

(includes garden and temporary exhibition entrance) £6 Adults £5 Senior Citizens £3 Art Fund Members Free children under 16, full time students and carers of disabled people. Free entrance to shop and Cafe.

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  • over 6 years by Anonymous 2 / 5

    No car parking is available on the Museum site. Tours would have to be by special arrangement.
  • over 6 years by Anonymous 4 / 5

    Useful if info given on availability for conducted tours for small groups.( ? say 20 ) Is car parking available nearby?

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