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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Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  24% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 13 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Being just a bit out of the city centre this modern, hotel is popular with the budget traveller. It's close to Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge ... More
 
 
 
Four Seasons London Canary Wharf
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £140  30% off
46 Westferry Circus, E14 | 19 minutes from Ragged School Museum
The ultra-modern towers of the Four Seasons Canary Wharf contain spacious, luxurious rooms and suites with every comfort available, including a giant marble bath, two-line speaker ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Commercial Road
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £65  31% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 20 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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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Alternative Museums nearest Ragged School Museum

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Museum of London Docklands
London > Attractions > Museums
No 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 19 minutes from Ragged School Museum
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
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V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 19 minutes from Ragged School Museum
The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood, from ... More
 
 
 
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Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 28 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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
 
 
 
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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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Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 18 minutes from Ragged School Museum
More than a library, the Idea Store in Whitechapel brings together adult learning, training and meeting areas, as well as a focus on the local history ... More
 
 
 
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The Wapping Project
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 23 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... More
 
 
 
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REVOLVER II: Part 1
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st to 5th Oct 2014 - 12noon-6pm
Matt's Gallery, 42-44 Copperfield Road, E3 | Same location as Ragged School Museum
...More
 
 
 
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Follow The Rats
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 5th October 2014 - 6pm-10pm
Jamboree, 566 Cable Street, E1W | 12 minutes from Ragged School Museum
The ensemble performs folk fused with English and Spanish influences....More
 
 
 
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Meat And Two Veg Presents Mother + Aerial Spires + Lord Magpie
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 12th October 2014 - 7pm-11pm
Jamboree, 566 Cable Street, E1W | 12 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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Half Moon Young People's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
43 White Horse Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from Ragged School Museum
An excellent youth theatre housed in an old Victorian townhouse, the Half Moon has been entertaining young Londoners since the mid-1970s. Occupying the former Limehouse Board ... More
 
 
 
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Troxy
London > Entertainment > Live Music
490 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 11 minutes from Ragged School Museum
This splendid 1930s art deco Grade II listed East End dance hall has a capacity of over 2,600 and prides itself as "London's most versatile venue". ... More
 
 
 
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Backyard Bar & Kitchen
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
231 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 19 minutes from Ragged School Museum
The famous Backyard Comedy Club, one of East London's hottest comedy spots, was originally opened in 2000 by comedian Lee Hurst. In 2004 the comedian ran ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Ragged School Museum

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The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 13 minutes from Ragged School Museum
If you ever venture along Mile End Road towards Stepney Green, take a gander down Assembly Passage (opposite Blockbuster) and you'll come across this shining gem ... More
 
 
 
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Roman Road Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 17 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Roman Road Market is situated on the oldest known trade route in Britain, the road to Colchester famously taken by Boudicea on her way to burn ... More
 
 
 
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Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 24 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
 
 
 
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Indiana Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
129 Salmon Lane, E14 | 8 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Zain's Restaurant & Grill
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
558 Mile End Road, Mile End, E3 | 9 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Crafting vibrant flavours of the East, Zain's Restaurant & Grill offers a laidback family-run eatery in the lively East End. Making use of a daily delivered ... More
 
 
 
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Morgan Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
43 Morgan Street, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 10 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Yet another conversion of a grimy and atmospheric East end boozer into a gastropub, but in this case it's been done so well that it's hard ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 miles from Ragged School Museum
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 17 minutes from Ragged School Museum
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 33 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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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Revolution Karting
London > Leisure > Activities
Arches 422-424 Mile End Park, Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 5 minutes from Ragged School Museum
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Victoria Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 18 minutes from Ragged School Museum
One of London's best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. The city's first public park, it was opened in the ... More
 
 
 
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York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 21 minutes from Ragged School Museum
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
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Morgan Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
43 Morgan Street, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 10 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Yet another conversion of a grimy and atmospheric East end boozer into a gastropub, but in this case it's been done so well that it's hard ... More
 
 
 
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The Narrow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 13 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Having been such a huge influence on British gastropub fare, it was only a matter of time before Gordon Ramsay opened one himself. As is so ... More
 
 
 
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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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Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 22 minutes from Ragged School Museum
At ground floor level on Fisherman’s Walk at Canary Wharf, tables, chairs and merry-makers spill out of doors on to the riverside during the summer months. ... More
 
 
 
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The Rhythm Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 27 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Scuzzy venue on the outskirts of Shoreditch which looks like a crummycafe from the outside. Walk past the crowded plastic tables and chairsand through a discreet ... More
 
 
 
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The Fringe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Swan Wharf, Old Ford Lock, E3 | 28 minutes from Ragged School Museum
A pop up private members' club in a former Victorian stable in Swan Wharf, a 100-metre walk from the Olympic Park, The Fringe is the place ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 19 minutes from Ragged School Museum
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
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The Wapping Project
London > Business > Venue Hire
Wapping Hydrolic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 23 minutes from Ragged School Museum
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 26 minutes from Ragged School Museum
... More
 
 
 
 

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Teenage Book Club
Exhibitions | Until 27th November 2014 

Idea Store Whitechapel 18 minutes walk from Ragged School Museum

Regular book club meeting....More

Book Break
Exhibitions | Until 27th November 2014 

Idea Store Whitechapel 18 minutes walk from Ragged School Museum

Readings of stories and poems....More

Bridge
Bridge
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Museum of London Docklands 19 minutes walk from Ragged School Museum

From Hungerford to Blackfriars, Westminster and Millennium, Bridge looks at how London's bridges have inspired artists and continue to provide ...More

 
Tales From The Autumn House
Exhibitions | On 2nd October 2014 

St John On Bethnal Green 19 minutes walk from Ragged School Museum

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Toy Stories
Toy Stories
Exhibitions | Until 14th December 2014 

V & A Museum of Childhood 19 minutes walk from Ragged School Museum

Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti visited more than 50 countries over 18 months to create images of children with their most ...More

 
Daydreams And Diaries: The Story Of Jacqueline Wilson
Daydreams And Diaries: The Story Of Jacqueline Wilson
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

V & A Museum of Childhood 19 minutes walk from Ragged School Museum

This exhibition at the Museum of Childhood celebrates best-selling children's author Jacqueline Wilson, giving visitors the chance to learn out ...More

 
Showcase Comedy
Comedy | Until 30th October 2014 

Backyard Bar & Kitchen 19 minutes walk from Ragged School Museum

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Backyard Comedy Club
Comedy | On 2nd October 2014 

Backyard Bar & Kitchen 19 minutes walk from Ragged School Museum

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Boogie Woogie Braves
Concerts | On 2nd October 2014 

Boisdale's Of Canary Wharf 22 minutes walk from Ragged School Museum

The three-piece group plays boogie-woogie originals and standards....More

Remember To Dance
Sporting Events | Until 27th November 2014 

Oxford House 23 minutes walk from Ragged School Museum

Dance sessions for all abilities for those living with dementia and their carers....More

 
 
 
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