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Accessible events

Accessible events - photo Jayne Lloyd

Handling session at the Geffrye Museum - photography Jayne Lloyd

Handling sessions for Blind and Partially Sighted Visitors 

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

For more information on future events please contact Fran Riando via e-mail FRiando@geffrye-museum.org.uk or telephone 020 7749 6041.


Events in BSL at the Geffrye Museum

For more information on future events please contact Fran Riando via e-mail FRiando@geffrye-museum.org.uk or telephone 020 7749 6041.


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 Rebecca Jacobs, Education Officer: Access and Audience Development: RJacobs@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: RJacobs@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