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Welcome to Museum of the Home

Our purpose is to reveal and rethink the ways we live, in order to live better together.

Free entry - no booking required.

Open 10am to 5pm, Tuesday to Sunday & Bank Holidays

Rooms Through Time: 1878-2049

Open from 23 July 2024

Travel through time as you discover homes, personal stories and objects reflecting the lived experiences of our East London community—past, present and future.

Real Rooms Project

Discover how the new Rooms Through Time: 1878-2049 came to life.



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Exhibitions and installations

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A Terraced House In 1978 Full 1

Rooms Through Time

A person standing in their living room in front of a window, with sofas around them

Home Galleries

Plants in the gardens at the Museum of the Home

Gardens Through Time




Explore bespoke homewares, books, ceramics, gifts and more for the special someone in your life.



Welcoming you to relax before, during or after your visit to the Museum. Doors are open from dawn to dusk.

For families

There is lots for children to see and do at the Museum. Eager explorers can expect a fun-filled day out!

Hire our spaces

Situated in East London, our 300-year-old Georgian almshouses provide a range of unique spaces suitable for corporate hires, private events, filming and photography. 

Our history

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.

Get involved

Discovery Garden

Creating access to child-friendly green spaces

Free Tea Fridays

Drop in every Friday afternoon

Food Equality

Our campaign for equal access to good food and reducing food insecurity

Young Futures

Support the Museum's ambitions to improve access to heritage for young people

Be a Changemaker

A special relationship with the Museum

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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