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Talks and tours

Summer Garden Tours

Celebrating 25 years of the Herb Garden

Friday 11 and Wednesday 23 August, 2pm. Free, drop-in.

Geffrye herb garden in early summer - photo Mandy Williams

Find out about the history of the herb garden on its 25th anniversary and learn about its many plants and herbs.


Free Lunchtime Tour

Meet the curator and the people who helped create our display, Home Thoughts.

Friday 12 September, 1pm. Drop-in.

Miri Lawrence of Queen Mary University discusses religious practice in the homes of Jewish families who moved from the East End to the suburbs after WWII. Includes a tour of the exhibition.


Open House London 

Saturday 16 September, 10am - 4.30pm (last entry 4.15pm).

A 1780s almshouse interior at the Geffrye Museum

Free almshouse tours and object handling. 

Please note that places are limited: first-come, first-served.