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Accessible events

Access event for Adults at the Geffrye Museum photographed by Jayne Lloyd

Handling session at the Geffrye Museum - photography Jayne Lloyd

Handling sessions for Blind and Partially Sighted Visitors 

These multi-sensory sessions provide participants with the opportunity to explore aspects of the museum’s collections, gardens and themes in more detail. 

The sessions are free, but please book in advance, as places are limited. Access the October - December 2016 events programme here.

For more information or to book your place please contact our Bookings Co-ordinator via e-mail bookings@geffrye-museum.org.uk or telephone 020 7739 9893.

Group Visits

Handling sessions and craft workshops for groups of 6 or more people can be arranged separately through our Bookings Co-ordinator at a time convenient to your group, Tuesday – Fridays subject to availability.


Events in BSL at the Geffrye Museum

For information on future events please contact our Bookings Officer via e-mail bookings@geffrye-museum.org.uk or telephone 020 7739 9893. 

Group Visits

Handling sessions and craft workshops for groups of 6 or more people can be arranged separately through our Bookings Officer at a time convenient to your group, Tuesday - Fridays subject to availability.

Ways to enjoy the collections

  • A free highlights tour of the period rooms specifically for blind and partially sighted visitors is available from the front desk on arrival. Neck loop and transcript available on request for deaf and hearing impaired visitors. Listen to a short introduction to the audio guide.
  • We run programmes for adults with additional needs. Please click here to find out more.
  • We run a programme of Sign Interpreted talks. For details of our programme of sign interpreted tours, talks and workshops led by our Deaf tour guides please contact Laura Bedford, Education Officer: Access and Audience Development: lbedford@geffrye-museum.org.uk.
  • A programme of talks, workshops and reminiscence sessions are run by Education staff for local community groups and older people's organisations. For more details please contact: lbedford@geffrye-museum.org.uk
  • We run workshops, talks and other events for adults throughout the year. Please click here to find out more.
  • We run workshops, talks and other events for children and young people. Please click here to find out more