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Honeywood Museum in Autumn - Picture Copyright Friends of Honeywood Museum 2017

Honeywood Museum is a Grade II listed building next to the picturesque Carshalton Ponds in the heart of Carshalton's Conservation Area. The family-friendly museum re-opened in May 2012 after a complete refurbishment following an HLF grant. 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, the Borough of Sutton, and a fascinating range of topics beyond. Look out for the delightful collection of Edwardian toys on display in the Childhood Room and visit the lovely tea room and the Museum's shop with its wide range of publications and unusual gifts. The Friends support all this, and very much more. Entry is FREE.


Christmas at Honeywood - Saturday 2 December 2017 12:00-17:00 - details HERE

Learn more about how the house was used as a home - Friday Drop-in Guided Tours of Honeywood Museum
Tours start at 11:30 & 14:00 on November 3, 10, 17, 24 and December 1, 8, 15, 22 - Free Admission, donations welcomed

School Visits - Sorry, it is not currently possible to book a School Visit to Honeywood Museum. A new programme is being devised and is due to be announced in due course. Details will be available HERE


Honeywood Museum

Honeywood Walk, Carshalton SM5 3NX
020 8770 4297
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Admission & opening hours

Admission to the Museum & Shop is FREE
Mon Tues Closed; Wed Thurs Fri 11:00-17:00
Sat Sun 10:00-
Closed Bank Holidays & 24 Dec to 2 Jan 2018

Shop & Tea Room

Our Shop (selling unusual gifts, pocket-money items and publications) and our Tea Room are open during normal Museum opening hours
Last orders taken at 16:30 in the Tea Room

How to get there

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


Volunteers are welcomed by the Friends and the Museum to assist in their respective roles

What's On.. Sutton's heritage and libraries during July, August and September

Forthcoming Events and Exhibitions

Tickets now available from Honeywood Museum for our 2017 Autumn Raffle! Some really fabulous prizes:

 A traditional Christmas Hamper worth 100     Westcroft Leisure Centre, Gym Membership for three months
 A three course meal for two at The Greyhound Hotel, Carshalton     Box of Speciality Beers from The Hope
 50 meal voucher for The Sun     Frank Di Lusso Hair, Hairdressing Voucher 32
Honeywood Tearoom, Luxury Cream Tea for Two     Seven Hairdressing, 20 voucher + hair products
 Woodcote Green Garden Centre, Wallington - 15 voucher     House of Flowers, 10 florist voucher

Tickets 1 each - Winners to be drawn on 23rd November 2017 - Huge thanks to those who donated the prizes


22 October 14:30-16:30

25 October 11:00-13:00

25 - 29 October

26 October 19:30

27 October 15:00-16:00

23 November 19:30

24 November 16:00-17:00

The Friends of Honeywood Museum

The Friends of Honeywood exists to support the Museum in both financial and material terms, and to encourage interest in LB Sutton's local history
CLICK to download a Membership Application Form

Our Archive

A wonderful archive of events at what is now Honeywood Museum going right back to 2007. Many happy memories of occasions, events, locations and people in words and pictures


An archive of words, pictures and historical content relating to the fascinating history of some of the buildings in Carshalton, Beddington, Wallington and beyond

Beddington Park Development Project

Follow the progress of the 3m HLF-Funded restoration and enhancement more
Find out about What's On in Beddington Park until November 2017. Read the August 2017

Sutton's Transport History

The changing scene of Sutton's Transport network; buses, trams and trains seen through the lenses of local photographers and through local archive pictures

20th Century Stories

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

Little Holland House

Little Holland House opens again on 17 September from 11:00-17:00. More information about the house, its history and programme of opening and events may be found HERE


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


Unless stated otherwise, all words and pictures are Copyright The Friends of Honeywood Museum 2006 - 2017
The Friends of Honeywood Museum cannot be held responsible for the content of links to external sites