Livesey Museum for Children

 
 
ADDRESS
682 Old Kent Road, Peckham, Southwark, London SE15 1JF 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Tue to Sat 10:00 - 17:00. Closed Bank Holidays inc Good Friday
 
PRICES
Free
 

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  • Visitor Information

Livesey Museum for ChildrenThe Livesey Museum runs a changing programme of lively, unusual, interactive exhibitions for children up to the age of 12, their parents, carers and schools. Past exhibitions have been on Light, Robots, Art, Words and Numbers. Workshops and events are run during school holidays, exploring themes of the exhibitions.

THE LIVESEY MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN WAS CLOSED DOWN BY SOUTHWARK COUNCIL IN 2008. MEANWHILE FRIENDS OF THE LIVESEY ARE STILL TRYING TO SECURE A FUTURE FOR THE MUSEUM.

 

LondonTown.com - Livesey Museum for Children Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Surrey Quays Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
Bermondsey Tube Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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X Marks the Spot Livesey Museum for Children, SE15 1JF 11th February 2008 - 20th April 2008 Go treasure hunting instead of egg hunting at the Livesey...

 
 
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Church Street Hotel London London
Church Street Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £50  42% off
29-33 Camberwell Church Street, SE5 | 25 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Billing itself as 'a Spanish Americana oasis in the heart of downtown South London', the Church Street Hotel is certainly unique and boutique-y. Frida Kahlo stares ...More
 
 
 
The Bermondsey Square Hotel London
The Bermondsey Square Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £71  25% off
Bermondsey Square, SE1 | 25 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Bermondsey Square Hotel offers a peaceful place to stay with its 79 bedrooms taking up one side of the traffic-free square. All rooms in this modern ...More
 
 
 
Hilton London Tower Bridge London
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £83  28% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 33 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ...More
 
 
 
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Nearest to Livesey Museum for Children
Brunel Museum London
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Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 27 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ...More
 
 
 
Fashion and Textile Museum London
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Fashion and Textile Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 30 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
The fashionista behind the Fashion and Textile Museum is Zandra Rhodes, the colourful designer who won the Designer of the Year award in 1972 and in ...More
 
 
 
Tower Bridge Exhibition London
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Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 30 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ...More
 
 
 
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Dilston Grove London
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Dilston Grove
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Southwest Corner of Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 14 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Set up by the Cafe Gallery Projects London, who also run the nearby Cafe Gallery in the centre of Southwark Park just a five-minute walk away, ...More
 
 
 
Rod Barton Gallery London
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Rod Barton Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
41-45 Consort Road, SE15 | 17 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Rod Barton, one of the heads of Julian Opie's studio, runs this gallery which relocated from a Georgian garage in between Clerkenwell and Islington to south ...More
 
 
 
Cafe Gallery Projects London
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Cafe Gallery Projects
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Park Approach, Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 17 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Before the Bermondsey Artists' Group (BAG) took over the cafe in the middle of Southwark Park it had fallen into disrepair. The building was completely renovated ...More
 
 
 
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Events near Livesey Museum for Children

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Peckham Library London
Ongoing
Peckham Library
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st January 2013 to 31st December 2015 - Various Times
Peckham Library, 122 Peckham Hill Street, SE15 | 12 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Large four floor library in Peckham, London. With 70 adult study spaces available, free internet and wifi access, and many classes and clubs available for all ...More
 
 
 
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Near Livesey Museum for Children
Bussey Building London
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Bussey Building
London > Entertainment >
133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 17 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Once an industrial powerhouse, one of the premier cricket bat makers in the country and an air raid shelter during the Second World War, the historic ...More
 
 
 
Theatre Peckham London
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Theatre Peckham
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Havil Street, SE5 | 19 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
In the heart of Borough, behind Southwark Town Hall, the Peckham Theatre offers theatre workshops especially aimed at children and young people in the borough. Their ...More
 
 
 
Shortwave Cinema London
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Shortwave Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
10 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 25 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Shortwave films, a company whose primary objective was to promote emerging film and video artists, have set up this independent cinema in Bermondsey Square. As you'd ...More
 
 
 
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St John Bakery London
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St John Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 23 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Fegus Henderson's St John stable extends from the restaurant by Smithfield to this bakery in Bermondsey. Although primarily a wholesalers, St John Bakery does open its shutters ...More
 
 
 
Coleman Coffee Roasters London
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Coleman Coffee Roasters
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
55 Stanworth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 24 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Wake up on a Saturday morning and smell the freshly roasted coffee at Coleman Coffee Roasters, a small batch coffee roastery at No. 55 Stanworth Street ...More
 
 
 
Lassco RBK London
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Lassco RBK
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Southwark, London SW8 | 25 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Salvage bathrooms. A fantastic place to shop for very cheap bathroom fittings, or very expensive ones that are affordable having been rescued by the Lassco crew. ...More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Livesey Museum for Children

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No. 67 Café and Restaurant London
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No. 67 Café and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
67 Peckham Road, SE5 | 18 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Modern European Cuisine...More
 
 
 
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Ganapati
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
38 Holly Grove, Peckham, , SE15 | 18 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
South Indian cuisine....More
 
 
 
Cool Cats' Cafe London
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Cool Cats' Cafe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
149 Southampton Way, SE5 | 19 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
British Cuisine...More
 
 
 
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Education near Livesey Museum for Children

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Chocolate Films Ltd London
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, SW9 | 2.3 miles from Livesey Museum for Children
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ...More
 
 
 
Workers' Educational Association London
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 miles from Livesey Museum for Children
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes....More
 
 
 
The Making Space London
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 3.1 miles from Livesey Museum for Children
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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Burgess Park BMX Track London
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Burgess Park BMX Track
London > Leisure >
Burgess Park, Albany Road, SE5 | 17 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
A legacy of the 2012 London Olympics, the state of the art £1.1m Burgess Park BMX Track opened to the public in August 2013, a year ...More
 
 
 
Peckham Rye Common London
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Peckham Rye Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 28 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Peckham Rye combines the Park and Common providing a large green space for sports, sun bathing, families and ducks. Notable aspects include ornamental gardens - ...More
 
 
 
Snowsfields Wellness London
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 32 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ...More
 
 
 
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The Rye Hotel London
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The Rye Hotel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
31 Peckham Rye, SE15 | 24 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
...More
 
 
 
The Captain Kidd London
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The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 28 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ...More
 
 
 
Wibbley Wobbley London
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Wibbley Wobbley
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Greenland Dock, off Rope Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 28 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Cute, unpretentious bar housed on a boat docked in the Thames. A world away from the bustling, brash mainstream bars, pubs and clubs of central London, is ...More
 
 
 
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40 Maltby Street London
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40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 26 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ...More
 
 
 
Hide Bar London
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Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 30 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ...More
 
 
 
Corsica Studios London
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 33 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ...More
 
 
 
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The Biscuit Factory London
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 16 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ...More
 
 
 
London City Hall London
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 33 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
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The Bridge London
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Weston Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 33 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
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Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood
Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

Fashion and Textile Museum 1.53 miles from Livesey Museum For Children

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Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2015 

Design Museum 1.57 miles from Livesey Museum For Children

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Designers in Residence
Designers in Residence
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

Design Museum 1.57 miles from Livesey Museum For Children

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Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Design Museum 1.57 miles from Livesey Museum For Children

The anglepoise lamp is just one of the archetypal designs celebrated in the Design Museum's Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things, ...More

 
Scrunch
Scrunch
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Unicorn Theatre 1.71 miles from Livesey Museum For Children

The perfect introduction to theatre for the very young, Scrunch uses sounds like snow on the ground and visually appealing ...More

 
Mrs Hudson's Christmas Corker
Mrs Hudson's Christmas Corker
Theatre | Until 31st December 2014 

Wilton's Music Hall 1.96 miles from Livesey Museum For Children

Ed Gaughan directs Bob and Barry Cryer's comical spin-off of Conan Doyle's Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, which presents the ...More

 
Southwark Cathedral Carols & Services
Southwark Cathedral Carols & Services
Seasonal | Until 25th December 2014 

Southwark Cathedral 1.99 miles from Livesey Museum For Children

Southwark Cathedral has a number of festive services open to the public throughout December. For the Cathedral Carol Services no ...More

 
First World War Galleries
First World War Galleries
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 2.17 miles from Livesey Museum For Children

Visitors will discover the story of the First World War when IWM London re-opens on 19th July 2014 with new ...More

 
Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War
Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 2.17 miles from Livesey Museum For Children

The first major retrospective of British First World War art for almost 100 years, featuring 110 paintings, sculptures and drawings ...More

 
Horrible Histories: Spies
Horrible Histories: Spies
Kids Events | Until 4th January 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 2.17 miles from Livesey Museum For Children

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Concerts | On 5th February 2015 

The O2 Arena

The film composer Ennio Morricone, well known for his soundtracks to The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Cinema Paradiso, ...More

 
Barbara Hepworth
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Exhibitions | 24th June 2015 - 25th October 2015 

Tate Britain

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Broadgate Ice Rink
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Seasonal | Until 26th February 2015 

Exchange square

London's longest-running ice rink returns to its new location of Exchange Square in 2014, only a couple of minutes from ...More

 
Cindermouse: Little Angel Theatre
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Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

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Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya)
Theatre | 12th February 2015 - 14th March 2015 

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Looking at what it's like to be a Palestinian child living under siege, Dalia Taha's Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya) at the ...More

Babaji Pide
Opened December 2014 

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Pisco Embassy
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Opened 21st November 2014 

The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks ...More

 
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Opened 14th November 2014 

Don't tell Rudolph! They're serving smoked reindeer with pickled blackberries, mascarpone and rocket at Deluxe, a temporary restaurant in Ely's ...More

 
 
 
 
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