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The Geffrye Museum, Hackney

The Geffrye Museum

Kingsland Road
Hackney
London
E2 8EA
Tel: +44(0)20 7739 9893
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The Geffrye is one of London's most friendly and enjoyable museums. Set in beautiful 18th century almshouses just north of the City of London, the museum shows the changing style of the English domestic interior from 1600 to the present day through a series of period rooms. The displays lead the visitor on a walk through time, from the 17th century with oak furniture and panelling, past the refined splendour of the Georgian period and the high style of the Victorians, to 20th century modernity.

During the summer months, the museum displays are complemented by an award-winning walled herb garden and a series of period gardens which highlight the key changes in town gardens from 1600 to 1900.

The museum and gardens are regularly brought to life through an innovative programme of special exhibitions, seminars, workshops, drama and music.

The Geffrye Museum, Hackney

Opening Times
Museum:
Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays 12 - 5pm
Closed Mondays (unless Bank Holiday), Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day
Please note that our 17th and 18th century period rooms are undergoing a major refurbishment and will be closed until Autumn 2006. Other galleries will remain open and public services will continue as normal

Gardens:
The herb garden and period garden rooms are open from 1 April to 31 October during museum hours.

In case of alteration, please check prices, opening times and any specific important information before booking or visiting

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