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We reopen in summer 2020

About the Museum

The reimagined Museum will be a place for visitors to consider the ways we have lived in the past. And to explore creative ideas about new ways of living in and looking at the world today.

Our major redevelopment

Cross section of the Museum ©️ Wright & Wright Architects Cross section of the Museum ©️ Wright & Wright Architects

In summer 2020 we will reopen.

  • Expanded buildings and new spaces
  • New Home Galleries
  • Refreshed Rooms Through Time
  • Gardens open all year round
  • Collections Library and Reading Room
  • Spaces for schools, families and learning
  • Better access
  • New café

Our vision

This is a place where everyone can explore what home means

For what we're about

History of our home

Our home is the Geffrye Almshouses

For our story of home

Our work

Research, partnerships, collecting and programming

For what we do

Who we are and how we're run

Trustees, senior management, reports, strategic plans and policies

For how we are run

Work with us

Job opportunities in the museum sector

For museum job opportunities

Hiring our spaces

Spaces for corporate hire and private events

For information about hiring our spaces

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