Ragged School Museum  

 
 
ADDRESS
46-50 Copperfield Road, Tower Hamlets, Bow, London E3 4RR
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Wed & Thu 10:00 - 17:00. First Sunday of every month 14:00 - 17:00
 
PRICES
Free
 

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Ragged School MuseumBased in canalside warehouses which once housed Barnardo's largest ragged school, this museum focuses on the history of the East End and, in particular, the Copperfield Road Ragged School. It includes a reconstructed Victorian classroom, along with information on housing, education and work in the East End from the 1880s to 1900. There's a regularly changing programme of exhibitions and activities for families and children.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Mile End Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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46 Westferry Circus, E14 | 18 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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Perfectly located in the heart of the East End, this new generation Holiday Inn offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Matt's Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
42-44 Copperfield Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | Same location as Ragged School Museum
Don't ring up the gallery asking to speak to Matt - the name above the door refers to the gallery owner's dog, Matt E. Mulsion. Robin ... More
 
 
 
People's Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from Ragged School Museum
The historic People's Palace on Mile End Road was originally built to provide the people of the East End with diverse entertainments and is now part ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
London > Attractions >
The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 7 minutes from Ragged School Museum
What was once one of the seven large Victorian burial sites in London is now a wonderfully if slightly spooky green space. Opened in 1841 Tower Hamlets ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 16th to 26th June 2016 - 9pm-10.30pm
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove, E3 | 7 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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Silverman's Government Surplus
London > Shopping > Clothing
2 Harford Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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Silvermans Government Surplus
London > Shopping > Clothing
2 Harford Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Army collectables, surplus and items direct from military suppliers. Mail order available.... More
 
 
 
Waterstone's
London > Shopping > Books
Queen Mary & Westfield College, 329 Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, ... More
 
 
 
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The Orange Room
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
63 Burdett Road, Mile End, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 4 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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Queen Mary, University of London
London > Education > English Language Courses
Learning Development Unit, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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Revolution Karting
London > Leisure > Activities
Arches 422-424 Mile End Park, Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 5 minutes from Ragged School Museum
It's not exactly Formula 1 but get behind the wheel of a go-kart and you'll certainly feel like you're ready to give Lewis Hamilton a ... More
 
 
 
Stepney Snooker Club
London > Leisure > Games
137 Whitehorse Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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Mile End Stadium
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Rhodeswell Road, Poplar, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 6 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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The Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
110 Grove Road, Bow, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 15 minutes from Ragged School Museum
The award-winning Yummy Pub Co has expanded recently with their latest London venture of transforming The Victoria in Mile End into a trendy gastropub. Formerly a ... More
 
 
 
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The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 22 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Sitting at the heart of Bethnal Green Road, The Old George is a beautifully restored London boozer, originally built in the 1700s. With a large emphasis ... More
 
 
 
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Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 24 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
 

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