Wandsworth Prison Museum

Organisation: Museum, Prison Service

Collections held: Prisons

Dates: 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present

Wandsworth Prison Museum C/O POA OFFICE HMP Wandsworth, Heathfield Rd, London SW18 3HS, United Kingdom

Contact: Wandsworthprisonmuseum@hmps.gsi.gov.uk (Stewart McLaughlin-Hon.Curator)

Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?

Wandsworth Prison: A History by Stewart McLaughlin

Britain's Last Hangman by Stewart McLaughlin

Execution Suite-a history of the Wandsworth gallows by Stewart McLaughlin

Historic Buildings?

Very limited access to Wandsworth Prison for history tours only

Who can access the collection?

External (public), Registered users, Public (by appointment only)

How big is the collection?

Documents: Unknown
Photographs: Unknown
Objects: 101- 500
Artwork: Unknown
Books/journals/magazines: Less than 10

Photo credits

Wandsworth Prison Museum