The 2018 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2019 programme mid-August.

  • Geffrye Museum
  • Geffrye Museum
  • Almshouse interior
  • New entrance

Geffrye Museum

Wright & Wright Architects

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136 Kingsland Road, E2 8EA
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Partial disabled access, Toilets
Grade I listed restored 18C almshouse, which offers a rare glimpse into the lives of London’s poor and elderly in the 1780s and 1880s. A day of talks, tours and hands-on creative activities exploring the transformation of the Geffrye.

Design

Original design
Richard Halsaul and Robert Burford, 1714
Refurbishment
Wright & Wright Architects, 2018
Type
Historical house, Museum
Period
Historical/contemporary, Victorian, Georgian