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Enjoy our new Home Galleries, much-loved Rooms Through Time, glorious gardens and an exciting events and exhibitions programme. We are free to visit, no booking is required.

Festival of Sleep

Sleep is part of our everyday life, while at the same time, misunderstood and mysterious. Festival of Sleep explores sleep and rest through our home environments.

From June to September 2022


Our Home Our Stories

Join artist Alaa Alsaraji in a hands-on workshop, where you will be able to design and create your own coaster using punch needle.

Saturday 6 August, 2pm to 5pm



An ever changing composition of word and sound by writer Maria Fusco with composer Olivier Pasquet

In the Undercroft


A multimedia artwork by local schoolchildren exploring Hackney in 2050.

In the Rooms Through Time continued

Rhymes Through Time

Exploring the role of children in the home through poetry and interactive design.

Galleries and gardens

Home Galleries

An entirely new way of telling stories of home

Rooms Through Time

How our homes have evolved

Gardens Through Time

Changing nature of urban gardens

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