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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    110 Grove Road, Bow, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 15 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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    Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, E1W | 25 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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    16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 27 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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    No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 19 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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