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Wed Jun 20 2012
This community museum celebrates the social and cultural history of Wandsworth, paying tribute to the traditional and contemporary skills of locals through artefacts and art works. Relaunched in September 2010, the museum features gallery and exhibition spaces, an audio-history archive, research library, community spaces, gardens and a café. Artefacts on show include the fossil of a woolly mammoth found at Battersea Power Station and a chieftan's shield, discovered in the Thames at Battersea Bridge.
Wandsworth Museum 38 West Hill
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