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Friends of the Geffrye

Become a friend

Join us and enjoy ...

  • Reduced ticket price for special exhibitions at the Geffrye
  • An exciting programme of events and tours to lesser known museums, private collections, galleries, gardens and places of historical interest
  • Talks at the museum by a wide range of speakers
  • An invitation to the annual preview party to celebrate Christmas Past
  • Seasonal discounts in the museum shop and café
  • Free entry to the restored almshouse
  • Behind-the-scenes tours
  • Biannual newsletter

Get involved...

  • Run events
  • Recruit new Friends
  • Fundraise for the museum
  • Organise the Friends

 Annual membership £20

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The Geffrye is closed until spring 2020 for a transformational development project. During closure we are running events and activities in our front gardens and the restored almshouse is open for tours on certain dates throughout the year.

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