Visit one of the Geffrye’s 18th-century almshouses which has been fully restored to its original condition, offering a rare glimpse into the lives of London’s poor and elderly in former times.
Visitors will have a chance to visit the restored historic almshouse on the following days:
2 and 16 December
Timed entries on Saturdays and Wednesdays are at 11.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm.
The 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month we welcome advance booking by groups of 8 or more, therefore not all of these tours may be open to the public. There are 16 places for this tour and these will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis 10 minutes before the tour begins. We suggest those wishing to visit the restored historic almshouse on a Wednesday contact the Information and Bookings Officer on 020 7739 9893 to check availability.
Friends of the Geffrye, disabled visitors and children under 16 free.
Numbers are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that only groups of 8 or more can book in advance.
Information on the Geffrye Museum
Where do I go?
136 Kingsland Road
How do I get there?
Liverpool Street, then bus 149 or 242
Old Street (exit 2), then bus 243 or a 15 minute walk.
149, 242, 243, 67, 394
Where can I get more information?