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Winter Programme

Exterior of the Geffrye Museum in Autumn

View across the front gardens 

View our events calendar or download our October - December 2015 events leaflet. Open the Kids' Zone link for children's online activities. 

See our range of Academic and Accessible events, plus events for Young People and Children & Families. View our forthcoming Christmas events.

Restored Almshouse

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 December 2015 and 6 February 2016
  • Tuesdays: 8 and 22 December 2015, 12 and 26 January and 9 and 23 February 2016
  • Wednesdays: 2 and 16 December 2015, 6 and 20 January and 3 and 17 February 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.

Corporate keyhole logo for Geffrye Museum