• Geffrye Museum
  • Almshouse interior

Geffrye Museum

Wright & Wright Architects

place
136 Kingsland Road, E2 8EA
info_outline
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. Explore how the buildings are being adapted for 21C museum visitors. Refurb by Wright and Wright

Access

Saturday 22nd

Open 11am–4pm

group
  • Regular tours every mins (11am-4pm)
event
  • Hands-on children activities (childrens' activity) (Some may require booking please see museum website)
  • architect talks (Talk) (Architects Wright and Wright give a unique insight through a series of talks into the transformation of the museum through the Unlocking the Geffrye project, with the museum due to reopen in 2020. )

Design

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