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A selection of photographs of people set against colourful backgrounds

New galleries and new stories

A person sitting next to a fireplace decorated with photographs of other people

New Home Galleries

Exploring home through people’s everyday experiences of making, keeping and being at home

Home Galleries
A recently abandoned breakfast table. Two blue plates, one has half eaten toast on it and the other has the remains of a fry up. There are crumbs on the table as well as a pepper shaker

Refreshed Rooms Through Time

Room settings which display some of the ways in which homes have evolved in the past 400 years

Rooms Through Time
Purple flower with leaves with a silver stripe

Newly planted gardens

Our Gardens Through Time show how city gardens have developed over the centuries

Gardens Through Time

What's on

Pet Life exhibition

A pawsome pet adventure for all the family

Opens Saturday 24 July 2021, tickets on sale now

Pet Life events

Find out about what we have planned for a purrfect summer of activities

Holding the Baby

Polly Braden's photos celebrate the strength and resilience of single parent families facing austerity

Bearers of Home

A new artist commission by BLKBRD Collective that bears witness to the many voices that make a home


An ever changing composition of word and sound by writer Maria Fusco


Waiting for myself to appear

A new film commission by Michael McMillan

Windrush Day

Exploring Caribbean domestic life in Britain

Home Truths event series

A series of monthly online talks exploring the themes around home

Home lives under lockdown

Person wearing headphones working at a sewing machine
Chantelle Leanne's contribution to Stay Home
A standing person applying hair dye to a seated person, using a brush
Susannah's contribution to Stay Home
A trail of stars in a dark sky, over the roof of a house
Phil's contribution to Stay Home
A sewing machine set up on a table
Judith's contribution to Stay Home

Get involved

Share your experience

We're documenting how home lives are changing during the Covid-19 pandemic

Behind the Door

Our campaign with London Homeless Collective aiming to tackle female homelessness

Become a Friend

Join the Friends and become part of our family


Molly's Café

Run by the founders of the award-winning The Anchor & Hope family, Molly's offers a seasonal, good value menu.

Molly's Café
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Museum shop

Our range includes bespoke homewares, books, craft items, jewellery, toys, ceramics, fashion, accessories and textiles. Open 10am–5pm.

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Revealing and rethinking our home

Read about the legacy of our buildings, which were built with money from Robert Geffrye's investments in transatlantic slavery, and how we rethink the ways we use the buildings

Explore our collections online

Explore objects, photographs and books from our collections, all to do with domestic life and the everyday lived experience of home.

Support the Museum

With your help we can use our collections and programmes to reveal and rethink the ways we live, in order to live better together.

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