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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.

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

Free entry | No booking is required.



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Exhibitions and installations

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Home Galleries

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

Home Galleries
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Gardens Through Time

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

Gardens Through Time

Real Rooms Project

Years in the making, we are bringing to life seven new period rooms to better reflect our East London community. Rooms Through Time is partially closed, and will reopen this summer.

About Real Rooms Project

Opening soon: Rooms Through Time 1878-2049

Our refurbished gallery will be home to seven new and permanent period rooms, offering a journey into the lives and stories of people who have enriched the fabric of London over the past two centuries.

Stay Home Stories

Four years since the UK entered a national lockdown, we're reflecting on our Stay Home Stories - an online collection of your experiences of home during the peak of the global pandemic.



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


Your local go-to spot for the best British food, beer, wine, cocktails and good company. Welcoming you 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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