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We are free to visit, and there is no need to book. We are open Tuesday to Sunday (and Bank Holidays) 10am to 5pm, with last entry 4pm.


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Our latest Festival

Festival of Sleep


Our Festival of Sleep runs from now to 2 October 2022.

Delve into why sleep matters and how to dream better, address inequalities of sleep, and explore how we can improve health and wellbeing.


Free Family Holiday Activities


Two days of storytelling, craft activities and fun. Come, have a day out at the Museum. Free, but booking is essential (donations welcome).

Exhibitions & installations


A striking, interactive collections exhibition featuring new artworks by photographer Theo Deproost, commissioned by Museum of the Home. 

Tuesday 31 May to late 9 October 2022 | Free


A multimedia artwork created with the local schoolchildren

Rhymes Through Time

Exploring the role of children in the home

New galleries and new stories

A young person sitting on their bed in a room decorated with posters

New Home Galleries

Exploring home through people’s everyday experiences of making, keeping and being at home

Home Galleries
Free standing radiogram with 7 inch records on top, in a room with yellow wallpaper

Refreshed Rooms Through Time

Room settings which display some of the ways in which homes have evolved in the past 400 years

Rooms Through Time

Newly planted gardens

Our Gardens Through Time show how city gardens have developed over the centuries

Gardens Through Time

Home lives under lockdown

Person wearing headphones working at a sewing machine
Chantelle Leanne's contribution to Stay Home
A standing person applying hair dye to a seated person, using a brush
Susannah's contribution to Stay Home
A trail of stars in a dark sky, over the roof of a house
Phil's contribution to Stay Home
A sewing machine set up on a table
Judith's contribution to Stay Home

Get involved

What's your cup of tea?

Join us as we work with the local community to develop a custom tea blend that reflects and celebrates Hackney and its residents.

Behind the Door

Our campaign with London Homeless Collective aiming to tackle female homelessness

Become a Friend

Join the Friends and become part of our family

Discover more

Plate of salad with green beans, potatoes and boiled egg

Molly's Café

Run by Humdingers, Molly's offers a seasonal, good value menu and lots of lovely baked goods at friendly prices.

Molly's Café
Multicoloured floral pattern

Museum shop

Our range includes bespoke homewares, books, craft items, jewellery, toys, ceramics, fashion, accessories and textiles. Open 10am–5pm.

For more about Museum products

Book your session at the Collections Library

Our new Collections Library offers unrivalled access to the Museum's collection. Book your session now!

Explore our collections online

Explore objects, photographs and books from our collections, all to do with domestic life and the everyday lived experience of home.

Revealing and rethinking our home

Read about the legacy of our buildings, which were built with money from Robert Geffrye's investments in transatlantic slavery, and how we rethink the ways we use the buildings

Support the Museum

With your help we can use our collections and programmes to reveal and rethink the ways we live, in order to live better together.

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