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My time, my energy © Jonathan Donovan

Our story of home

Read about the history of the Geffrye Almshouses and how the Museum has changed over time

Our story

What's happening?

We're creating 80% more space for exhibitions, events and collections

About our redevelopment

Get involved

Sow a seed appeal

Help us replant our gardens

Sponsor a tree or plant

Shout out!

Help create a digital trail for other young people


About Young Producers

Community partners

We're keen to work with partners in Hackney and surrounding boroughs

Our work with communities

Explore our stories

Q & A
Michael shares his thoughts about home
Behind the scenes
Finding all the features
Intergenerational living
Behind the scenes
An insight into Hoxton past

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