Hillingdon Museum and Archives Service

Hillingdon Museum and Archives Service
14-15 High St, Uxbridge
01895 250702
Region or country
England (London)

Hillingdon Museum and Archives Service have a vast collection of historical items, including more than 3,000 museum objects, ranging from prehistoric teeth to pub signs; books, pamphlets, journals and articles; more than 2,000 maps; photographs, prints and paintings of places, people; films dating back to 1922; newspapers on microfilm and hardcopy and interviews and local music.

What can be found at the venue?
Records or archive, Collection of artifacts
Significant collections relating to regional crime and punishment organisation or to a particular individual
Archival material relating mainly to murders - Denham murder and murder by Elizabeth Gibbons of 1884; one of a particular gruesome family murder from 1871, and another from 1816 and 1839 with the complete witness statements. Apart from that, we have a very small number of photographs, and a handful of museum objects, including a Victorian truncheon and two police helmets.
Does the venue have an online collections catalogue?
Web address of online collections catalogue
Details of opening for public access and / or research services
Located on level 6 of Uxbridge Library, our local studies room is open every Wednesday, 2pm to 5pm and the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm (by appointment only). Visits should be booked. If you're unable to visit us in person, we offer a modest research service. Brief enquiries (under 15 minutes) are free.
Accessibility and disability arrangements / Covid requirements
No information given about accessibility or facilities
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