North Woolwich Old Station Museum

 
 
ADDRESS
Pier Road, E16 2JJ 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Although the railway is currently closed, the museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm-5pm
 

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With the use of railway engines, carriages, photographs, models and memorabilia, this museum tells the story of Newham's railway industry and those who worked on the Great Eastern Railway. Housed in a dignified, restored Edwardian station building, designed in 1854 by William Tite, visitors are treated to a range of education services, holiday activities and special events.

 

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Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 23 minutes from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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Royal Victoria Dock 1 Western Gateway, E16 | 27 minutes from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
272-283 Victoria Dock Road, E16 | 34 minutes from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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Royal Observatory Greenwich, Greenwich Park, SE10 | 3.2 miles from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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London > Attractions > Sights
Olympian Way, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 2.2 miles from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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London > Attractions >
Orchard Place, E14 | 2.5 miles from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 19 minutes from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum, Royal Arsenal, SE18 | 10 minutes from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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Ghost Tours - Family Friendly
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 2.6 miles from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 2.6 miles from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 17 minutes from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 2.5 miles from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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London > Shopping > Books
74 Tranquil Vale, Blackheath, SE3 | 3.3 miles from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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London > Shopping > Menswear
9 Tranquil Vale, SE3 | 3.3 miles from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, , E16 | 21 minutes from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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London > Education > Evening Classes
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Workers' Educational Association
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4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6.4 miles from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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London > Leisure > Activities
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The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 3.3 miles from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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Court Yard, Off Court Rd, SE9 | 3.6 miles from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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ExCel London Exhibition Centre
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Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 33 minutes from North Woolwich Old Station Museum
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Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
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Nelson, Navy, Nation: The Story Of The Royal Navy And The British People, 1688-1815
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