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Unlocking the Geffrye

Our plans for the future

We want to open up the Geffrye for all our visitors and the local community by developing our existing buildings, creating new spaces and safeguarding the museum for future generations. Unlocking the Geffrye will enhance everyone's experience with improved access, new galleries and more of our collections on display.

To deliver this ambitious £18m project, we have already raised £16.5m from the National Lottery, the Department for Culture, Media & Sport, trusts and foundations and individuals. Please help us to raise the balance of £1.5m to ensure the project goes ahead. Your support will mean the Geffrye will be an even better and more inspiring place for all our visitors, with much more to see, do and get involved with.

You can donate at justgiving; by texting GEFF10 £5 to 70070, by calling 020 7749 6006, or by post to Development, The Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, London, E2 8EA. 

Read the full press release here. View the latest images here.

Cross section of the museum
Why we need your support
Family event at the Geffrye photographed by Morley von Sternberg
Unlocking the Geffrye - view of cafe in refurbished pub on Cremer Street (c) Wright & Wright Architects Ltd
Geffrye Museum development - visitor feedback
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All images (c) Wright & Wright Architects Ltd

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