St Mary-at-Lambeth

St Mary-at-Lambeth The Garden Museum is Britain's only museum of the art, history and design of gardens. The Museum re-opened in 2017 after an 18-month redevelopment project and is open seven days a week .The building is largely the Victorian reconstruction of the Church of St Mary-at-Lambeth which was deconsecrated in 1972, and was scheduled to be demolished, and is adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the south bank of the River Thames in London, on Lambeth Road.

In 1976, John and Rosemary Nicholson traced the tomb of the two 17th-century royal gardeners and plant hunters John Tradescant the elder and the Younger to the churchyard, and were inspired to create the Museum of Garden History. It was the first museum in the world dedicated to the history of gardening.The Museum's main gallery is on the first floor, in the body of the church. The collection incl

In 1976, John and Rosemary Nicholson traced the tomb of the two 17th-century royal gardeners and plant hunters John Tradescant the elder and the Younger to the churchyard, and were inspired to create the Museum of Garden History. It was the first museum in the world dedicated to the history of gardening.The Museum's main gallery is on the first floor, in the body of the church. The collection incl

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