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Winter Festival events

Light up the Museum

A major light installation by multi award winning lighting designer Jessica Hung Han Yun

3pm to 9pm until Saturday 5 February

Lunar New Year Năm mới

Celebrate the arrival of spring and the beginning of the new lunar year.

Saturday 5 February 11am to 5pm

Upcoming events

Young people
Wednesday 26 January

Young Poets taster session with Anthony Anaxagorou

For a taster of the Young Poets project, a chance to meet Anthony and to ask questions.
More about this project
Yard sale
Saturday 12 March

Yard Sale

Prepare your home for Spring as we transform the Kingsland Road Gardens into a giant Yard Sale
More about our Yard Sale
Tuesday 15, Wednesday 16, Thursday 17 and Saturday 19 February

Half Term: Welcome Home Friend

A week of fun activities for all the family celebrating Vietnamese culture and creators
More about the activities
Crafty Families

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Tickets are available on the door, but you may have to wait if we are busy.

Open Tuesday – Sunday
10am–5pm (last entry 4pm)

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Room with brown leather style sofa, lace decorations, radiogram, yellow wallpaper and floral carpet 1970s front room, photograph by Em Fitzgerald

Free exhibitions and installations

Tomorrow's Home

Discover how our homes could support us, our communities and our planet in 2050


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


Waiting for myself to appear

A new film commission by Michael McMillan

Rhymes Through Time

Exploring the role of children in the home

New galleries and new stories

A young person sitting on their bed in a room decorated with posters

New Home Galleries

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

Home Galleries
Free standing radiogram with 7 inch records on top, in a room with yellow wallpaper

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

Newly planted gardens

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

Gardens Through Time

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 have changed 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

Plate of salad with green beans, potatoes and boiled egg

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
Multicoloured floral pattern

Museum shop

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

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Book your session at the Collections Library

Our new Collections Library offers unrivalled access to the Museum's collection. Book your session now!

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.

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

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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