Geffrye Museum  

 
 
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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
 
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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

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Leonard Street Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
Paul Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £155  30% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £112  34% off
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 £56  25% 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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The Last Tuesday Society
London > Attractions > Museums
11 Mare Street, E8 | 16 minutes from Geffrye Museum
The Last Tuesday Society was founded in 1873 at Harvard by William James and brought to London in autumn 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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V and 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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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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Esther Teichmann: On Sleeping And Drowning
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th & 15th and 18th to 22nd Jun 2019 - 10am-6pm
Geffrye Museum, 82 Kingsland Road, E2 | 3 minutes from Geffrye Museum
The London-based artist transforms the gallery space into a montage of photographs, painted backdrops, moving image, sound and objects to explore the relationship between loss, desire ...More
 
 
 
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Shen Wei
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th & 15th and 18th to 22nd Jun 2019 - 10am-6pm
Geffrye Museum, 82 Kingsland Road, E2 | 3 minutes from Geffrye Museum
The first major UK solo exhibition by the New York-based Chinese artist Shen Wei incorporates photography and moving image from 2009 to the present day....More
 
 
 
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Mark Tanner Sculpture Award Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th & 15th and 19th to 22nd Jun 2019 - 12noon-5pm
Geffrye Museum, 45 Coronet Street, N1 | 8 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture....More
 
 
 
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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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Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 8 minutes from Geffrye Museum
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
 
 
 
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Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
 
 
 
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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
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
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Lily Vanilli
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
6 The Courtyard, Ezra Street, Columbia Road, E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
There is a Lily behind Lily Vanilli but her name's not Lily Vanilli. Lily Jones is the cake baker behind floral, tiered ... 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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Plates London
London > Restaurants >
93 Kingsland Road, E2 | 2 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Spearheaded by siblings, Keeley and Kirk Haworth, Plates is where plant-based food meets Michelin-star techniques to ... More
 
 
 
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Viet Grill
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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
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from Geffrye Museum
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 16 minutes from Geffrye Museum
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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London Shuffle Club
London > Leisure >
4 Ebor Street, E1 | 10 minutes from Geffrye Museum
After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, the London Shuffle Club, have a permanent home in Shoreditch from ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 14 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 15 minutes from Geffrye Museum
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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Fanny Nelsons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
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
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
 
 
 
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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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Brewhouse & Kitchen Hoxton
London > Nightlife > Bars
397 Geffrye Street, E2 | 1 minute from Geffrye Museum
Underneath the arches of Hoxton Station, on the site where the Beagle used to be, Brewhouse & Kitchen is an ... More
 
 
 
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Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
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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Super Lyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
155 Hoxton Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Geffrye Museum
After closing his pioneering White Lyan cocktail bar, which challenged the industry when it opened as the first no-waste bar, Ryan Chetiyawardana has transformed the former ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
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
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 15 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 17 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
 

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