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Geffrye Museum

Set in elegant 18th century almshouses and surrounded by lush gardens, this East London gem tells the tale of the domestic life of the English middle-classes. Visitors can travel through time as they pass through a series of rooms, each creating a particular period – from 17th century oak panelling, through Georgian refinement to the high aestheticism of the Victorians. Each room features information on the arrangement of the typical household of the day, and you can listen to commentaries and even test the furniture to see how they lived back then. After you pass through the 20th century warehouse, a bright and convivial café awaits, and the shop stocks an eclectic array of books revolving around London stories and myths.

136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton
E2 8EA
Tel: 020 7739 9893
Opening Times: Open daily, 10am-5pm (Sun from 12pm)
Entry Charges: Admission to Period Rooms and Gardens Free; Charge for Exhibitions

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    Thinking of home

    Until Sunday 7th January 2018

    Exploring what home means through personal accounts of the people of London who build, maintain or reside in homes and what they do, worship or relax with. Home Thoughts: Stories of Living in London has been co-created with community partners and is funded by ACE.

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    FREEd 2
    • 2 x Adult: Free
    • 0 x Child: Free
    • 0 x OAP: Free
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