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136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 8EA
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Tue to Sun 10am-5pm, Bank Holiday Mondays 10am-5pm | Closed Mon (unless Bank Holiday), Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day
 
PRICES
FREE (Adult)
 

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Geffrye MuseumThere aren't many museums that can have William Morris and Ikea under the same roof, but the Geffyre is one of them. The focus of this quirky museum is the changing style of English domestic interior, from the 1600s to the present. The museum is set in a series of lovely 18th century almshouses, and is surrounded by gardens. As you walk through the various rooms, you can see how English furniture, paintings and decorative arts have changed through the years. You'll see the progression from elegant Georgian interiors to over-the-top Victorian decor.

 

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Underground Stations

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Old Street Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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Leonard Street Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
Paul Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  39% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £48  32% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
London > Attractions > Museums
11 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 | 16 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Viktor Wynd launched his Little Shop of Horrors in 2009 and in 2014 it re-opened as a museum of rare and priceless marvels of the natural ... More
 
 
 
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V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 19 minutes from Geffrye Museum
The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood, from ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 25 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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Limoncello
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
340-344 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E8 | 1 minute from Geffrye Museum
This cutting edge contemporary art gallery is run by director Rebecca May Marston, a graduate of the RCA's curating course who first took on the Hoxton ... More
 
 
 
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Haggerston School
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Geffrye Museum
The only secondary school designed by celebrated modernist architect Erno Goldfinger Haggerston School was built between 1962 and 1965 and extensively modernised and refurbished between 2010 ... More
 
 
 
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Seamus Ryan Sunday Shoots
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Like most things on and around Columbia Road, Seamus Ryan's studio is only open on Sundays. The rest of the time Seamus works on high end ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th January to 10th March 2018 - 10am-6pm
Geffrye Museum, 82 Kingsland Road, E2 | 3 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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Catherine Story: Shadow
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th November 2017 to 3rd February 2018 - 12noon-6pm
Geffrye Museum, 99 Hoxton Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Story's first solo exhibition featuring works inspired by North African architecture and early cinema....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 25th January 2018 - 8pm-11pm
Geffrye Museum, 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 7 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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Hoxton Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
130 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Built in 1863 as a saloon-style music hall, this Grade II listed multi-arts venue represents the absolute pinnacle of trendy Shoreditch. Hoxton Hall played host to ... More
 
 
 
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Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 8 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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WAWA
London > Shopping > House and Garden
3 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
WAWA came about when, in 1998, Richard Ward extended his furniture workshop to include rugs by Lucy Wassell. Now you'll find a whole range of funky ... More
 
 
 
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Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
7a Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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Angela Flanders
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
96 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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Beagle
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
397 Geffrye Street, Hackney, London E2 | 1 minute from Geffrye Museum
Set within three carefully renovated railway arches on the pedestrianised Geffrye Street in Shoreditch, Beagle is a British restaurant, bar and coffee shop set up by ... More
 
 
 
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Song Que
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
134 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 | 1 minute from Geffrye Museum
One of the best Vietnamese in town and also one of the cheapest, this hugely popular place offers over 150 dishes, all excellent. It’s in a ... More
 
 
 
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58 Kingsland Road, E2 | 3 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Newly refurbished Viet Grill really stands out from the competition on aroad famous for Vietnamese food. An elegant new look incorporatinghand-crafted wooden furniture, subtle light fittings ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
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10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 16 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 14 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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Fanny Nelsons
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32 Horatio Street, E2 | 5 minutes from Geffrye Museum
At risk of being converted into a block of flats when it closed, east London boozer Nelsons Head was saved by its beloved locals in 2016, ... More
 
 
 
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The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Geffrye Museum
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
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Sager + Wilde
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193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from Geffrye Museum
A wine bar which began as a pop-up hosting wine nights in a former bank vault in Shoreditch, Sager + Wilde is run by husband and ... More
 
 
 
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TT Liquor
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17B Kingsland Road, E2 | 4 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Three floors dedicated to cocktails and a specialist liquor store, TT Liquor in Shoredtich converts a 19th century police station (complete with historic jail cells, still ... More
 
 
 
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Happiness Forgets
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8-9 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, Hoxton, London N1 | 7 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Embracing the new wave of drinking habits in London, Happiness Forgets is a quaint underground bar that provides drinkers with decent cocktails and a place to ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Town Hall
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380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
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The HAC Grounds
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City Road, City, London EC1Y | 15 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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Christ Church Spitalfields
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2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 17 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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