Islington Museum

 
 
ADDRESS
245 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 4NB
 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon, Tue, Thu to Sat 10am-5pm | Closed Wed & Sun
 

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Situated underneath the Finsbury Library building, the Islington Museum documents the past in this area of North London. The museum holds a varied programme of temporary exhibitions and children's activities throughout the year.

 

Opening and closing times for Islington Museum

Today (Sunday) Islington Museum is closed.

Monday:

10.00
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17.00
 
 

Tuesday:

10.00
-
17.00
 
 

Wednesday:

Closed
 
 

Thursday:

10.00
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17.00
 
 

Friday:

10.00
-
17.00
 
 

Saturday:

10.00
-
17.00
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - Islington Museum Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Angel Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Skinner Street NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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