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Geffrye Museum

Discover a newly restored 18th century almshouse in the heart of Bethnal Green.

Object:

Tour a newly restored 18th-century almshouse which casts new light on how London's poor and older people lived in the 1780s and 1880s.

1880s almshouse interior
Explore 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. Photography by Morley Von Sternberg © Geffrye Museum

Events:

Almshouse open afternoon

1pm - 4pm, last entry 3.45pm

Tour a newly restored 18th-century almshouse and take a rare glimpse into the lives of London's poor and older people. Tour places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, a maximum of 16 people will be permitted at a time.

Visit:

Geffrye Museum
136 Kingsland Road
London
E2 8EA

www.geffrye-museum.org.uk

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