Best Places To Visit in Hackney London, UK

Handpicked Top 3 Places To Visit in Hackney London. How do we actually find the most highly rated places to visit? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. That's not all... businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!

GEFFRYE MUSEUM

136 Kingsland Road, Hackney London E2 8EA

Since 1914

Museum, Exhibitions, Events, Displays, Collection, Tourist Attraction, Tour Audio, School Visits, Group Visits, Educational Programs, Learning Programs, Community Groups and Young People Programs, Schools, Colleges and Groups Programs, Gardens, Eleven Period Rooms, Activities, Cafe & Shops

Free Entry - The museum is set in beautiful 18th-century Grade I-listed almshouses of the Ironmongers' Company - These rooms are complemented by a sequence of period gardens and a walled herb garden

info@geffrye-museum.org.uk
geffrye-museum.org.uk

Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon Closed

I would thoroughly recommend visiting this Free museum, it is very informative, well executed and a generally interesting place to visit. Paying £4 to see the almshouses laid out as they would have been when in use was worth every penny. So informative and again well done. Lots of notices etc to read about what life was like in the Almshouses, who commissioned them etc. The guides too were friendly and knowledgeable. Now to the downside. We arrived early and had a great cup of coffee.
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HACKNEY MUSEUM

Ground Floor, Technology and Learning Centre, 1 Reading Lane, Hackney London E8 1GQ

Museum, Specialty Center, Exhibitions, Displays, Collections, School Visits, Group Visits, Educational Programs, Learning Programs, Adult Learning, Teacher Training, Events & Museum Shops

Free Admission - They hold over 8,000 objects and interviews about Hackney's history and people - Offer the fascinating stories of people who have moved to Hackney and made it their home, from Anglo-Saxon settlers to early Victorian villas

hmuseum@hackney.gov.uk
hackney.gov.uk/museum

Tue, Wed & Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thu 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun & Mon Closed

The current temporary exhibition covers local screen printing and it really brings to life the diversity of this part of London through examples of campaigns and causes supported over the years. The permanent exhibition is always worth a look the scope is really comprehensive and there is a good mix of written/oral history v.s. artefacts. No matter what your age or ethnicity is, you will find something of interest. This is a relatively low budget museum on the ground floor of Hackney Library.
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HACKNEY EMPIRE

291 Mare Street, Hackney London E8 1EJ

Since 1901

Performance Art Theatre, Comedy Club, Historical Building, Stand-Up Comedy, Studio Theatre, Educational and Hospitality Facilities, Virtual Tour, Events, Programs, Eating & Drinking

It is a grade II listed building - The theatre was built as a music hall, designed by the architect Frank Matcham - It is now a unique variety theatre for the 21st century that embraces a local and global community of artists and audiences

Registration 2060996

boxoffice@hackneyempire.co.uk
hackneyempire.co.uk

Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun Closed

I've seen a pantomime at Hackney Empire and a show from Radio 2 called Friday Night is Music night based on the music of Nelson Riddle. Both shows were equally enjoyable so a play about Marvin Gaye's final days held more than a passing interest to me. I was very impressed with the cast and set changes were slick and executed very slickly. There was not one actor or actress that lacked credibility in this somewhat tragic tale of a complicated man. Congratulations to all involved, Well Done!
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