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The Geffrye Museum is devoted to the history of the home, showing how homes and gardens reflect changes in society, behaviour, style and taste over the past 400 years. 

Free entry. Open Tuesday-Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays 10am-5pm. 

Red Tip Ton chair by Barber Osgerby
useful + beautiful: contemporary design for the home Our special exhibition showcases cutting edge design for the home Now open until 25 August. Admission £5/£3 concs.
Two children in a hat workshop at the Geffrye
Designer Homes and Gardens 3 weeks of holiday activities for ages 2-16 Tuesday 29 July - Friday 15 August
Centenary image from Geffrye 100 - 1966 photograph by Leonard Taylor
Geffrye 100: a brief history of the museum A small display to celebrate the museum's centenary year Open now until 11 January 2015
Summer in the Geffrye's period gardens