Visit > Museum and archive

  • Roman tesserae excavated in Greenwich Park
  • Hermann’s Tortoise specimen from the Mediterranean
  • Brass, Victorian pasty cutting wheel and corner cutter
  • Nine Banded Armadillo from South America
  • Post Office Savings Bank commemorating the 1935 Jubilee

Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust are working with the Royal borough of Greenwich to move the museum collections and archive of the borough to a new store in Charlton.

Works began at the end of 2018 and are now in progress, in consultation with The National Archives, to provide a safe and secure home for the many diverse and important historical items that can be found including; rare books, pamphlets, tapestries, Roman and Egyptian artefacts, natural history and historical images.

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Find us

The Museum Collections & Archive team can be found and contacted at:

Charlton House, Charlton Road, London SE7 8RE

T: 020 8856 3951

Opening times

Office opening times: Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm

Research Enquiry Service

Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust is currently running an interim archive and research enquiry service whilst the Royal Greenwich archive is being moved, managed by our experienced and specialist archivist.

If you have an enquiry or local history question you need help and support with please email and a member of the team will be back in touch to offer their assistance.

PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE RUNNING AN INTERIM SERVICE AT THIS TIME AND DO REQUEST THAT YOU CALL/EMAIL IN ADVANCE TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MEET OUR ARCHIVIST, OR VISIT THE TEAM AT CHARLTON HOUSE.

Managing the Collections

The collections management team at Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust are responsible for planning, installing, touring and lending items from the Royal Greenwich collections.

Meet the team

Watch this space for more news on the exciting projects they are currently working on.

Contact us

If you are interested in volunteering, hiring our spaces, making a donation, or you would like to speak to someone from the Trust, please click enquire to use our contact form and a member of the Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust team will come back to you as soon as they can.

Enquire

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