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Friends of the Geffrye

Spring family day at the Geffrye - photography Morley von Sternberg

Join the Friends of the Geffrye, support the museum and enjoy benefits including:

  • Reduced ticket price for special exhibitions at the Geffrye
  • Exciting programme of events and tours to lesser known museums, private collections, galleries, gardens and places of historic interest
  • Talks at the museum by a wide range of speakers
  • Invitation to annual preview and party to celebrate Christmas Past
  • Seasonal discounts in the museum shop and café
  • Free entry to the restored almshouse
  • Behind-the-scenes tours
  • Biannual newsletter


How to join

Annual subscription  £20 

Download an application form here.

If you have any queries about joining the Friends please email.

Who are the Friends

The Friends of the Geffrye Museum is a registered charity run by a small group of volunteers. To find out more email

By joining this active and friendly group, you will develop a special relationship with the Geffrye. Many of the Friends also volunteer at the museum in public and behind-the-scenes roles - find out more about volunteering

Highlights of the spring Friends event programme include talks at the museum, a visit to the Almeida Theatre and a tour of Clerkenwell. Download the latest programme here

Where your money goes

All funds raised by the Friends benefit the museum directly to support its diverse programme of exhibitions, events, learning activities and collection acquisitions.

Registered charity number 276518.