Kingston History Centre

The archives hold local books, maps and newspapers, as well as photographs of the borough, oral histories and other audio materials.

The service holds archives from 1208, paintings, photographs and local history research collections, as well as the world-famous collection of Eadweard Muybridge, pioneer moving-image photographer, bequeathed to Kingston in 1904. This includes his zoopraxiscope and discs, collotype plates, over 2,000 lantern slides and a panorama of San Francisco.


Venue details

Kingston History Centre Guildhall, High Street, Kingston upon Thames London KT1 1EU 020 8547 6738

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibitions to all

Wed, Fri and Sat, 10am  5pm
Thur, 10am  7pm