Please note that the Geffrye is about to embark on a transformational £18m development project - Unlocking the Geffrye. This means that the museum will close on 7 January 2018 for almost two years. Although the main museum building and period gardens will be closed, there will still be plenty of reasons to come to the Geffrye. Throughout closure there will be a programme of events and activities in the front gardens. The restored almshouse will also be open for tours on certain dates throughout the year. For more information about the project see the museum's website www.geffrye-museum.org.uk/aboutus/unlocking-the-geffrye/
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Suitable for children of all ages
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Ramps, lift, wheelchair available, induction loop
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Museum open all year, Tue-Sun & BH Mon 10-5. Closed Mon, Good Fri, 24-26 Dec & New Year. Gardens open Apr-Oct during museum hrs
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About the area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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