Open House Families

Saturday 9 June
10m – 4pm
Geffrye Museum of the Home
136 Kingsland Road
London
E2 8EA

Celebrating Open House Families with activities for all ages. Our younger visitors will enjoy our Geffrye Explorers and Garden Cart activities, as well as a special Design Masters workshop run by professional designers from Endpoint. We will also be running restored almshouse tours throughout the day.

Geffrye Explorers and Garden Cart

Drop in activity between 10am – 4pm. Suitable for ages 2 and over

Discover more about the Geffrye Museum and its gardens through multi-sensory, hands-on activities.

Design Masters

Sign up on the day, workshops last up to 2 hours and run 10.30am – 12.30pm and 2pm – 4pm. Suitable for ages 5 – 11 years

Work with professional designers from Endpoint to find inspiration from homes in history and create your own design masterpiece!

Visit the Almshouses

Tours at 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis

Geffrye Museum, restored almshouses. Credit Hannah Taylor.

Geffrye Museum, restored almshouses. Credit Hannah Taylor.

Explore our almshouse buildings and get a rare glimpse into the lives of London’s poor and elderly in the 1780s and 1880s by joining a tour produced by young people that is especially designed for families.

Please note that owing to the nature of the building the restored almshouse has no step-free access.

 

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