Just a few yards outside SE1 and the nearest thing there is to a museum of local history.
Between 1780 and 1900 Richard & Henry Cuming collected more than 100,000 objects from all over the world. Henry left his collection to the people of Southwark, and the Cuming Museum opened in 1906.
In 2006 the museum moved from the Newington Library building to the adjacent former Walworth Town Hall.
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