Subscribe in a reader

OR ... get the weekly East End History newsletter

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner



Other London museums

Other museums for East End visitors

Not actually in the East End of London, these museums and galleries are either in the City of London, just over the River Thames on the South Bank, or we think you’ll find them of interest for your researches on the East End: http://

Bank of Museum
Bartholomew Lane, London, EC2R 8AH, 020 7601 549, Open Mon-Fri 1000-1700
Closed Weekends and Public & Bank Holidays
www.bankof.co.uk/museum

Barbican Art Gallery
Barbican Centre, London, EC2Y 8DS, 020 7638 8891
Open Mon, Tue, Thu-Sat 10am – 6pm; Wed 10am – 9pm; Sun & Bank holidays 12 noon – 6pm
www.barbican.org.uk/home.asp

London Jewish Museum of Art
108a Boundary Road, London, NW8 ORH, 020 7604 3991, Open Mon – Fri 10 – 5.30 Sun – 12 – 4, Closed Sat
www.benuri.org.uk

Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives & Museum
The Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, BR3 3BX, Kent,
020 8776 4307
Open Mon – Fri 0930 – 1700
Closed : Sat Sun Public Holidays Other statutory holidays (NHS)
www.bethlemheritage.org.uk

Bramah Museum of Tea and Coffee
40 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1UN, 020 7403 5650, Open Seven days a week 10am – 6pm
Closed : Christmas and Boxing Day
www.bramahmuseum.co.uk

Britain At War Experience
Churchill House, 64 – 66 Tooley Street, London Bridge, London, SE1 2Tf, 020 7403 3171, Open Summer Daily 1000-1730
www.britain-at-war.co.uk

British Library
British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
020 7412 7332, Open Mon Wed-Fri 0930-1800 Tues 0930-2000 Sat 0930-1700 Sun and English public holidays 1100-1700
www.bl.uk

British Museum
The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG, 020 7323 8299, Open Museum opening hours: Saturday – Wednesday 10.00-17.30 Thursday – Friday 10.00-20.30 Great Court Opening Hours: Sunday – Wednesday 09.00-18.00 Thursday – Saturday 09.00-23.00 Reading Room Opening Hours: Saturday – Wednesday, Friday – 10.00-17.30 Thursday 10.00-20.30
Closed : Closed 1 January, Good Friday and 24-26 December every year.
www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk

Cutty Sark
The Cutty Sark, King William Wark, Greenwich, London, SE10 9HT, +44 (0) 20 8858 3445, Open Seven days 1000-1700 (last admission 1630), Closed December 24-26
www.cuttysark.org.uk

Design Museum
Design Museum, 28 Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YD,
0870 909 9009, Open Daily 10.00-17.45. Last admission 17.15. Closed Christmas Day
www.designmuseum.org

Dr Johnson’s House
17 Gough Square, London, EC4A 3DE, 020 7353 3745
Open Oct-April Mon-Sat 1100-1700 May-Sept Mon-Sat 1100-1730 Sun and Bank Holidays Closed, and Sundays and Bank Holidays
www.drjohnsonshouse.org

Golden Hinde Living History Museum
The Golden Hinde, St Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, London, SE1 9DE, 020 7403 0123, Open Daily 0930 – 17.00 Contact museum to confirm
www.goldenhinde.co.uk

Guildhall Art Gallery
Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard, London, EC2P 2EJ, (020) 7332 3700, Open Mon-Sat 1000-1700 Sun 1200-1600, Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day Ceremonial events at Guildhall sometimes require the Gallery to close, for advanced notice phone the information line.
www.guildhall-art-gallery.org.uk

Imperial War Museum
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ, 020 7416 5320, Open Open daily, 10.00-18.00
Closed : Closed 24-26 December
www.iwm.org.uk

Jewish Museum, Camden Town
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 7NB, 020 7284 1997, Open Sun 1000-1700 Mon – Thurs 1000-1600, Closed Fridays, Saturdays, public holidays & Jewish Festivals
www.jewishmuseum.org.uk

Jewish Museum, Finchley
The Sternberg Centre, 80 East End Road, Finchley, London, N3 2SY, 020 8349 1143, Open Mon-Thurs 1030-1700 Sun 1030-1630, Closed Friday, Saturday and Public & Jewish holidays
www.jewishmuseum.org.uk

John Wesley’s House & The Museum of Methodism
Wesley’s Chapel, 49 City Road, London, EC1Y 1AU,
020 7253 2262, Open Monday to Saturday 10.00a.m. – 4.00pm Sunday 12.00noon – 1.45pm, Closed every Thursday between 12:45 & 1.30pm (for service), Between Christmas & New Year, Public & Bank Holidays, except Good Friday
www.wesleyschapel.org.uk

London Canal Museum
12-13 New Wharf Road, King’s Cross, London, N1 9RT,
020 7713 0836, Open Tues-Sun 1000-1630 Last entry 1545 Open bank holiday Mondays, Closed : 24-26 December, 31st December, Mondays (except bank holidays)
www.canalmuseum.org.uk

London’s Transport Museum
London’s Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, London, WC2E 7BB, 020 7565 7299, Open Mon-Thurs Sat-Sun 10.00 – 18.00 Fri 11.00 – 18.00 Last Admission 17.15
www.ltmuseum.co.uk

Museum of Garden History
Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7LB, 020 7401 8865, Open Daily 10.30am-5.00pm, Closed for a short period over Christmas and New Year
www.museumgardenhistory.org

National Army Museum
Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4HT, 020 7730 0717 ext. 2210 / 2235, Open Daily 1000-1730, Closed 24-26 December, 1 January, Good Friday
www.national-army-museum.ac.uk

National Gallery
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN, 020 7747 2885, Open daily 10.00-18.00, Wed 10.00-21.00
www.nationalgallery.org.uk

National Maritime Museum
National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF, 020 8858 4422, Open Daily 1000-1700 Closed 24-26 December
www.nmm.ac.uk

National Portrait Gallery
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London, WC2H 0HE, 020 7312 2463, Open Monday – Wednesday & Saturday – Sunday 10am – 6pm Gallery closure commences at 5.50pm Evening Openings Thursday & Friday 10am – 9pm Gallery closure commences at 8.50pm, ClosedGood Friday, 24-26 December, 1 January
www.npg.org.uk

Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, 020 7942 5000, Open Mon-Sat 1000-1750 Sun 1100-1750 Last admission is 1730, Closed on 24, 25 and 26 December only
www.nhm.ac.uk

North Woolwich Old Station Museum
Pier Road, London, E16 2JJ, London, 020 7474 7244
Open April-September Fri Sun 1400-1700 Sat 1000-1700 Also school holidays-call for details

Old Operating Theatre Museum, London
The Old Operating Theatre Museum, 9A St Thomas’ Street, London, SE1 9RY, 020 7955 4791, Open 10.30 – 17.00 Monday -Sunday inclusive, Closed 15 Dec – 5 Jan inclusive
www.thegarret.org.uk

Royal Armouries at HM Tower of London
HM Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB, 020 7488 5658, Open Summer – Daily 10.00-17.00 Winter – Daily 10.00-16.00
www.armouries.org.uk

Science Museum
Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2DD, 020 7942 4000
Open Daily 1000-1800, Closed 24-26 December
www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

Sherlock Holmes Museum
221B Baker Street, London, NW1 6XE, 0181 374 0053
Open Daily 0930-1800 Closed 25 December
www.sherlock-holmes.co.uk

Sir John Soane’s Museum
13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP, 020 7405 2107, Open Tues-Sat 1000-1700 1st Tues in month 1800-2100 Mon Bank holidays & Christmas Period Closed
www.soane.org

Tate Britain
Tate Britain, Millbank, London, SW1P 4RG, 020 7887 8000, Open Daily 1000-1750, Closed 24, 25, 26 December
www.tate.org.uk

Tate Modern
Tate Modern, Bankside, London, SE1, 020 7887 8888
Open Open Sunday-Thursday, 10.00-1800 and Fri & Sat 10.00-22.00, Closed 24-26 December
www.tate.org.uk

The Charles Dickens Museum, London
The Charles Dickens Museum, 48 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LX, 020 7405 2127, Open Mon-Sat 1000-1700 Last admission 16.30 Sunday 1100-1700
www.dickensmuseum.com

Theatre Museum, London
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7PR,
020 7943 4700, Open Tues-Sun 1000-1800, Closed Bank Holidays
www.theatremuseum.org

Victoria and Albert Museum
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2RL, 020 7942 2000
Open Daily 1000-1745 Wed and last Fri of month 1000-2200, Closed : 24-26 December
www.vam.ac.uk

William Morris Gallery
Lloyd Park, Forest Road, London, E17 4PP, 020 8527 3782, Open Tue-Sat & first Sunday in each month 1000-1300 & 1400-1700
www.lbwf.gov.uk/wmg

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>