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The Greyhound Hotel and Honeywood Museum c.1896-1903 Picture copyright The Friends of Honeywood Museum (compare with the scene in 2015)

Honeywood Museum is a Grade II listed building next to the picturesque Carshalton Ponds. The family-friendly museum re-opened in May 2012 after a complete refurbishment following a grant from the HLF. It has beautifully restored period details including the Edwardian Billiards Room, Drawing Room and Bathroom. There are exhibitions which tell the fascinating history of the house and the people who lived there, and an on-going diary of events which illuminate the history of Carshalton and the Borough of Sutton. A vibrant educational programme engages with young people attending schools within reach of the Museum. The friendly staff also oversee a delightful collection of Edwardian toys on display in the Childhood Room, a tea room and a shop with a wide range of publications and unusual gifts. The Friends support all this, and very much more.

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Honeywood Museum

The Friends of Honeywood Museum


Honeywood Walk, Carshalton SM5 3NX
020 8770 4297
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The Friends and the Museum both welcome volunteers to assist them in their respective roles

Admission & opening hours

Carshalton's Old Rectory


Admission to the Museum & Shop is FREE
Wed Thurs Fri 11am - 5pm
Sat Sun Bank Holidays 10am - 5pm
Museum closed Good Friday & 24 Dec to 2 Jan

Have a look at the events planned for Honeywood Museum through to May 2016

Virtual Tour

Carshalton Park Grotto


Step inside the front door of Honeywood Museum and have a look around the many rooms inside............

A fascinating insight into one of Carshalton's most hidden historical features: the Grotto in Carshalton Park.

Details of our current and planned Exhibitions at Honeywood Museum

Tea Room


Beddington Park Development Project

What's On.....

Open during Museum opening times
Last orders taken at 4.30pm

Open during Museum opening times

020 8770 4297

..... in Sutton's museums and historic houses Jan-Apr 2016


How to get there

Nature Discovery Backpacks

Local History

The history of Honeywood from 17th century dwelling to 21st century museum

Map, travel and parking details for those intending to visit Honeywood Museum

Hire your own backpack full of fun equipment and take off for your own wild adventure! Backpacks available from Honeywood Museum on Saturdays and Sundays. Click on the picture to find out more

A collection of items of interest to the local historian - NEW Old Rectory, Carshalton - historical survey

Schools Visits

Children's Parties



Our junior and infant Schools Packages are detailed in our current Brochure

Honeywood offers a range of children's parties for 5 to 12 year olds in the Museum

Local people's recollections of days gone by in a series of stories that stirs many memories.
We are always happy to receive memories and pictures to illustrate them.
New Carshalton on the Hill memories.......

Archive of excavations and related content

Visitor's Book

Other Museums

20th Century Stories


Some of the comments made by visitors to the Museum from home and abroad

Little Holland House, arts and crafts home of Frank Dickinson
Whitehall, Cheam, a 16th century house

Local residents of the Borough of Sutton recount their experiences and recollections of the borough during the 20th century in a large collection of videos wonderfully compiled by Tracey Gooch in 2014

Pages illustrating past news, events and other occasions at Honeywood Museum from 2007 onwards

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