View of the Geffrye's front gardens
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Visit one of the Geffrye's 18th-century almshouses which has been fully restored to its original condition, offering a rare glimpse into the lives of London's poor and elderly in former times.
Visitors will have a chance to visit the restored almshouse on the following days:
- Saturdays: 5 March, 2 April, 7 May and 4 June 2016
- Tuesdays: 23 February, 8 and 22 March, 12 and 26 April, 10 and 24 May 2016
- Wednesdays: 17 February, 2 and 16 March, 6 and 20 April, 4 and 18 May and 1 June 2016 (see Wednesday details below)
Timed entries are at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Tickets to enter the Restored Almshouse (please note that general museum admission is free):
Adults £4, Friends of the Geffrye, disabled visitors (and their companion) and children under 16 free. Numbers are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that only groups of 8 or more can book in advance.
Places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Group Visits to the Almshouse
The 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month we welcome advance booking by groups of 8 or more, therefore not all of these tours may be open to the public. There are 16 places for this tour and these will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis 10 minutes before the tour begins. We suggest those wishing to visit the restored almshouse on a Wednesday contact the Information and Bookings Officer on 020 7739 9893 to check availability.