Geffrye Museum  

 
 
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136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 8EA
 
 
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Tue to Sun 10am-5pm, Bank Holiday Mondays 10am-5pm | Closed Mon (unless Bank Holiday), Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day
 
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Geffrye MuseumThere aren't many museums that can have William Morris and Ikea under the same roof, but the Geffyre is one of them. The focus of this quirky museum is the changing style of English domestic interior, from the 1600s to the present. The museum is set in a series of lovely 18th century almshouses, and is surrounded by gardens. As you walk through the various rooms, you can see how English furniture, paintings and decorative arts have changed through the years. You'll see the progression from elegant Georgian interiors to over-the-top Victorian decor.

 

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Teenage Bedrooms: 'Like a house inside of a house'Teenage Bedrooms: 'Like a house inside of a house'Teenage Bedrooms: 'Like a house inside of a house'The Geffrye Museum steps into the secretive world of Teenage Bedrooms with a new exhibition curated by Carey Newson. Through a combination of photographs, interviews, objects and installation, the exhibition explores the meaning and significance of contemporary teenage bedrooms and how they are 'like a house inside of a house'. Looking at 26 indivi2017-02-21T00:00:00+00002017-04-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Geffrye Museum, 136  Kingsland Road      E2 8EA
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DATES  4th October 2016 to 23rd April 2017
The Geffrye Museum steps into the secretive world of Teenage Bedrooms with a new exhibition curated by Carey Newson. Through a combination of photographs, interviews, objects and installation, the exhibition explores the meaning and significance of contemporary teenage bedrooms and how they are 'like a house inside of a house'. Looking at 26 indivi... More about this event
 
Learn The Art Of BatikLearn The Art Of Batik2017-02-26T14:00:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Geffrye Museum, 136  Kingsland Road      E2 8EA
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Old Street Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
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19 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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Leonard Street Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
Paul Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  27% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  34% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  33% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest Geffrye Museum

Nearest to Geffrye Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
London > Attractions > Museums
11 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 | 16 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Viktor Wynd launched his Little Shop of Horrors in 2009 and in 2014 it re-opened as a museum of rare and priceless marvels of the natural ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 19 minutes from Geffrye 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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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 25 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Geffrye Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Limoncello
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
340-344 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E8 | 1 minute from Geffrye Museum
This cutting edge contemporary art gallery is run by director Rebecca May Marston, a graduate of the RCA's curating course who first took on the Hoxton ... More
 
 
 
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Haggerston School
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Geffrye Museum
The only secondary school designed by celebrated modernist architect Erno Goldfinger Haggerston School was built between 1962 and 1965 and extensively modernised and refurbished between 2010 ... More
 
 
 
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Seamus Ryan Sunday Shoots
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Like most things on and around Columbia Road, Seamus Ryan's studio is only open on Sundays. The rest of the time Seamus works on high end ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Geffrye Museum

Near Geffrye Museum
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Jack Savoretti
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 21st February 2017
Geffrye Museum, 130 Hoxton Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Geffrye Museum
London-based Anglo-Italian singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti plays the atmospheric Hoxton Hall, a much smaller venue than he's used to, as part of BRITs Week and to raise ...More
 
 
 
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The Station Breaks
London > Events > Music  Dates: Tuesday 21st February 2017 - 8pm
Geffrye Museum, 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 7 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Rob Benedict and Jason Manns front this new LA band, playing original Americana roots rock with duel lead vocals. With support from Paul Carella....More
 
 
 
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Night Call
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 24th February 2017 - 8pm-2am
Geffrye Museum, 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 7 minutes from Geffrye Museum
The resident DJs spin a variety of dance music....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Geffrye Museum

Near Geffrye Museum
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Hoxton Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
130 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Built in 1863 as a saloon-style music hall, this Grade II listed multi-arts venue represents the absolute pinnacle of trendy Shoreditch. Hoxton Hall played host to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 8 minutes from Geffrye Museum
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
 
 
 
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Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Geffrye Museum

The best shops and markets near Geffrye Museum
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WAWA
London > Shopping > House and Garden
3 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
WAWA came about when, in 1998, Richard Ward extended his furniture workshop to include rugs by Lucy Wassell. Now you'll find a whole range of funky ... More
 
 
 
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Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
7a Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
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Angela Flanders
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
96 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Established in 1985 Angela Flanders works with natural ingredients to create her perfumes and offers bespoke perfumes and consultation service for clients upon request. Her products ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Geffrye Museum London?
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Beagle
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
397 Geffrye Street, Hackney, London E2 | 1 minute from Geffrye Museum
Set within three carefully renovated railway arches on the pedestrianised Geffrye Street in Shoreditch, Beagle is a British restaurant, bar and coffee shop set up by ... More
 
 
 
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Song Que
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
134 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 | 1 minute from Geffrye Museum
One of the best Vietnamese in town and also one of the cheapest, this hugely popular place offers over 150 dishes, all excellent. It’s in a ... More
 
 
 
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Viet Grill
London > Restaurants >
58 Kingsland Road, E2 | 3 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Newly refurbished Viet Grill really stands out from the competition on aroad famous for Vietnamese food. An elegant new look incorporatinghand-crafted wooden furniture, subtle light fittings ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Geffrye Museum

Near Geffrye Museum
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye 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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from Geffrye 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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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 16 minutes from Geffrye Museum
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Geffrye Museum gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 14 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 15 minutes from Geffrye Museum
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Geffrye Museum

The best pubs near London Geffrye Museum.
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Fanny Nelsons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
32 Horatio Street, E2 | 5 minutes from Geffrye Museum
At risk of being converted into a block of flats when it closed, east London boozer Nelsons Head was saved by its beloved locals in 2016, ... More
 
 
 
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The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Geffrye Museum
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Geffrye Museum
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
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Geffrye Museum clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from Geffrye Museum
A wine bar which began as a pop-up hosting wine nights in a former bank vault in Shoreditch, Sager + Wilde is run by husband and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Happiness Forgets
London > Nightlife > Bars
8-9 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, Hoxton, London N1 | 7 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Embracing the new wave of drinking habits in London, Happiness Forgets is a quaint underground bar that provides drinkers with decent cocktails and a place to ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Kick
London > Nightlife > Bars
127 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Fashionable Shoreditch drinkers from all around the globe are attracted to this cellar bar by its rickety old furniture, interesting imported beers, and a pricy, but ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Geffrye Museum

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Geffrye Museum.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 15 minutes from Geffrye Museum
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 17 minutes from Geffrye Museum
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Fantastic Barbican World
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Geffrye Museum

Explore Chamberlin, Powell and Bon's endeavour to combine spaciousness with high density development. The exhibition includes a number of residential ...More

Richard Mosse: Incoming
Richard Mosse: Incoming
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Barbican - Curve Gallery 1.36 miles from Geffrye Museum

Conceptual documentary photographer and Deutsche Borse Photography Prize Winner Richard Mosse has created an immersive multi-channel video installation in the ...More

 
Omer Arbel: 44
Exhibitions | Until 18th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Geffrye Museum

This bespoke light installation by the artist for the Barbican Foyer was produced by Bocci, a Vancouver and Berlin-based design ...More

Sophie Clements: Shall I This Time Hold You'
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Geffrye Museum

A large-scale projection and surround sound work that explores the beauty captured in a chance moment....More

Richard Mosse: Incoming
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Geffrye Museum

An immersive multi-channel video installation created in collaboration with composer Ben Frost and cinematographer Trevor Tweeten....More

Grazia Tancredi: Winter Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Geffrye Museum

In this exhibition the artist presents some of her best works about the sky and what lies beyond. The universe ...More

Do Ho Suh: Passages
Exhibitions | Until 18th March 2017 

Victoria Miro 1.73 miles from Geffrye Museum

The South Korean-born artist presents an exhibition of sculptural works created via a new process in which the artist's signature ...More

Tschabalala Self
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Parasol Unit 1.73 miles from Geffrye Museum

Expressive and dynamic paintings, sculpture, print and collages in this solo exhibition by the American artist....More

AJ Tracey
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 23rd February 2017 

XOYO 1.87 miles from Geffrye Museum

The grime artist from London performs in support of his EP Lil Tracey....More

Sneak
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th May 2017 

XOYO 1.87 miles from Geffrye Museum

A weekly dose of house and techno from resident DJs and a scattering of guests, this week including M.A.X, Mike ...More

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Party tunes from Andy Blake, Carlo Anderson, Elena Colombi, Hannah Holland, Jef K, Jess Farley, Josh Caffe, Medlar, Nicola Cima, Nostalgia of Mothership, Ross From Friends, Sami Daik, ...More

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The fourth London branch of Bill Granger's restaurants, best known for its sunny breakfasts and brunch. ...More

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Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be ...More

 
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Funk and acid jazz outfit, fronted by lead singer Jay Kay, perform works from their ...More

 
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