Hackney Museum

 
 
ADDRESS
1 Reading Lane, Hackney, London E8 1GQ 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Tue to Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Thu 9.30am-8pm, Sat 10am-5pm | Closed on Sundays
 

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Hackney Museum

 

Hackney Museum events

 
London Life: Photographs By Colin O'BrienLondon Life: Photographs By Colin O'Brien2nd September 2014Saturday 13th September 2014 Where:
Hackney Museum, 1  Reading Lane      E8 1GQ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
London Life: Photographs By Colin O'Brien
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  24th June to 13th September 2014
Hackney: A Tale Of Two CitiesHackney: A Tale Of Two Cities2nd September 2014Saturday 13th September 2014 Where:
Hackney Museum, 1  Reading Lane      E8 1GQ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Hackney: A Tale Of Two Cities
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  3rd June to 13th September 2014
Strike A Pose: Portraits From A Hackney Photo StudioStrike A Pose: Portraits From A Hackney Photo Studio1st October 2014Saturday 17th January 2015 Where:
Hackney Museum, 1  Reading Lane      E8 1GQ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Strike A Pose: Portraits From A Hackney Photo Studio
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  1st October 2014 to 17th January 2015
 

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Opening and closing times for Hackney Museum

Today (Monday) Hackney Museum closes at 20.00

Monday:

9.00
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20.00
 
 

Tuesday:

9.00
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20.00
 
 

Wednesday:

9.00
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20.00
 
 

Thursday:

9.00
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20.00
 
 

Friday:

9.00
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18.00
 
 

Saturday:

9.00
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17.00
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - Hackney Museum Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Tube Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
16 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Hackney Museum on LondonTown.com

 
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Hotels near Hackney Museum

Near Hackney Museum
The RE London Shoreditch Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £62  33% off
419 to 437 Hackney Road, E2 | 2 minutes from Hackney Museum
This hotel is modern, clean and very convenient if you want to explore the sights and bright lights of trendy Shoreditch. Although close to the City, ... More
 
 
 
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £112  23% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 5 minutes from Hackney Museum
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £90  38% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 17 minutes from Hackney 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
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest Hackney Museum

Nearest to Hackney Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Hackney 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Geffrye Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 | 13 minutes from Hackney Museum
There 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 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 34 minutes from Hackney Museum
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Hackney Museum

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Hackney Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yinka Shonibare Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Sunbury House, 1 Andrews Street, Hackney, London E8 | 4 minutes from Hackney Museum
Turner Shortlisted British artist Yinka Shonibare has bought this former office block, in need of some attention, and hardly changed a thing. While the artist decides ... More
 
 
 
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Vyner Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21-23 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Hackney Museum
The remnants of its former use as an old industrial area are still visible on Vyner Street. But, in recent years, it has become a hotbed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hackney City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Goldsmiths Row, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from Hackney Museum
This inner city site next to Haggerston Park was used as a farm as far back as the early 1800s when fresh produce was grown here ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Hackney Museum

Near Hackney Museum
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Broadway Market
London > Events > Shopping  Dates: 6th September 2014 to 26th December 2015 - 9am-5pm
Broadway Market, East London, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from Hackney Museum
Broadway is a great little market that is expanding rapidly and enjoys a tremendous reputation. Hidden gems are the Marissa V clothing stall and Kate Garwood ...More
 
 
 
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The Chapel Collective
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 4th September 2014 - 7pm-10pm
Gallery Cafe, 21 Old Ford Road, E2 | 6 minutes from Hackney Museum
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La Freak Peep Show
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Thursday 4th September 2014 - 8.30pm
Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, 44-46 Pollard Row, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Hackney Museum
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Entertainment near Hackney Museum

Near Hackney Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, E2 | 1 minute from Hackney Museum
Oval Space is a multi-use arts and events space with 6,000 square feet of space in Bethnal Green in East London with stunning views over the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Netil House
London > Entertainment >
1-7 Westgate Street, Hackney, London E8 | 7 minutes from Hackney Museum
A stone's throw from London Fields, Netil House is home to 94 creative studios, a market, gallery and a rooftop space with wonderful 360-degree views over ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 9 minutes from Hackney Museum
One of Bethnal Green's best kept secrets, 10 Gales is a contemporary art space, live show venue, vintage fashion boutique, coffee shop and hairdressers all under ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Hackney Museum

The best shops and markets near Hackney Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King & Queen of Bethnal Green
London > Shopping > Clothing
41 Temple Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Hackney Museum
When one reader, Barbara Buchanan, came across this gorgeous vintage and fashion boutique she wanted to pass on the shopping tip. "I have used your recommendations ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rebel Rebel
London > Shopping > Florists
5 Broadway Market, Hackney, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from Hackney Museum
Rebel Rebel is a flower shop and event design business based in Broadway Market in the East End. Specialising in flowers and dressing for corporate events ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Broadway Market
London > Shopping > Markets
East London, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from Hackney Museum
Broadway is a great little market that is expanding rapidly and enjoys a tremendous reputation. It's worth the trip down there as there's a tremendous variety ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Hackney Museum

What are the best dining options near Hackney Museum London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
This Bright Field
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
268 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 3 minutes from Hackney Museum
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Typing Room
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Town Hall Hotel, Patriots Square, E2 | 3 minutes from Hackney Museum
Chef Lee Westcott takes on his first solo venture with the Typing Room, the 40-cover restaurant at the Town Hall Hotel on the former site ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Georgia
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
87 Goldsmiths Row, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Hackney Museum
There aren't many Georigian-inspired restaurants in the capital which is one reason at least to visit this one. Another reason would be that it's really quite ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Hackney Museum

Near Hackney Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Hackney 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 14 minutes from Hackney 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 21 minutes from Hackney 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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Leisure near Hackney Museum

Hackney Museum gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Hackney 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Hackney Museum
Bethnal Green's former Turkish baths have been refurbished and turned into a spa complete with aroma steam rooms and a plunge pool. Spa LONDON is run ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Martello Road, E8 | 12 minutes from Hackney Museum
Located in a bustling, regenerated area of east London, London Fields park has been transformed from a neglected area of common ground into a thriving rich ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Hackney Museum

The best pubs near London Hackney Museum.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cat & Mutton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Broadway, Hackney, London E8 | 5 minutes from Hackney Museum
Pub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Dove
London > Nightlife > Pubs
24 Broadway Market, E8 | 5 minutes from Hackney Museum
Award winning Hackney stalwart The Dove is a wonderful traditional pub on Broadway Market and sister pub to hidden Clerkenwell gem, The Dovetail. A great place ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Approach
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Approach Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Hackney Museum
A good pub which supports young boxers from the area and is a favourite among the locals, with a jolly atmosphere and a fine selection of ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Hackney Museum

Hackney Museum clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, E8 | 6 minutes from Hackney Museum
If rum is your tipple of choice, then PortSide Parlour is the place to quench your thirst. Located in an underground bar beneath Off Broadway on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, E8 | 8 minutes from Hackney Museum
Located under the railway arches beside London Fields in Hackney, the London Fields Brewery opened in 2011 and was inspired by the drought of craft beer ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, E2 | 11 minutes from Hackney 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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Hackney Museum

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Hackney Museum.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from Hackney Museum
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 18 minutes from Hackney 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
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 21 minutes from Hackney 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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Carolina Piteira
Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2014 

Degree Art 5 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

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Open Mic
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th October 2014 

Off Broadway 6 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

Share your talents and seize the mic or simply enjoy the other performers over a drink....More

Toy Stories
Toy Stories
Exhibitions | Until 14th December 2014 

V & A Museum of Childhood 8 minutes walk from Hackney 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 8 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

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

 
Basque Lessons
Exhibitions | Until 30th October 2014 

Oxford House 9 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

Learn the language of Basque....More

Thai Boxing: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 27th October 2014 

Oxford House 9 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

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Syria In Transit
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Rich Mix Centre 16 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

A photographic and sound installation giving voice to those displaced by a tragic war and who face an unwelcome choice ...More

Hackney Central Library
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Hackney Central Library 16 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

Library with lots of different facilities to offer such as PC and internet access and the Children's library service....More

Cabaret Sauvignon
Comedy | On 1st September 2014 

Bar Kick 17 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

Comedy cabaret from Katia Kvinge, Jacob Edwards, Gerardine Coyne, Haiste and Lawrence, Cassie Atkinson, Charlotte Knowles and Alexander Lynch....More

Boys' Book Club (Under 11s)
Exhibitions | Until 27th October 2014 

Idea Store Whitechapel 17 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

Especially for boys to get together and share their reading experiences....More

 
 
 
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