London Sewing Machine Museum  

 
 
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This museum charts the history of the development of the sewing machine both domestic and industrial from 1850-1950. Three of the feature attractions are the first Singer machine, a unique machine originally owned by Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, and a patent machine from America sent over for the Great Exhibition. There are over 600 machines on display.

 

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Tooting Bec Tube Station
 
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Balham Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Balham Railway Station
 
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Wandsworth Common Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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