Family events at the Geffrye Museum / photography Jayne Lloyd
See our range of Special, Academic and Accessible events, plus events for Young People and Children & Families. To find out more about our programme of forthcoming events, download our current events leaflet here. View the October - December 2014 programme. Open the Kids' Zone link for children's online activities.
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: **20 September, 4 October, 1 November and 6 December 2014
- Tuesdays: 14 and 28 October, 11 and 25 November and 9 December 2014
- Wednesdays: 17 September, 1 and 15 October, 5 and 19 November and 3 and 17 December 2014
(see Wednesday details below)
Timed entries are at 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm, with additional 4pm tours from April - October.
Tickets to enter the Restored Almshouse (please note that general museum admission is free):
Adults £3, 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. Only groups of 8 or more can book in advance.
Please note last entry is 4pm. Places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Open House London - Free Almshouse Tours**
- Saturday 20 September, 10.30am - 12.30pm and from 2 - 4pm
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.