Islington Museum  

 
 
ADDRESS
245 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 4NB
 
 
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Mon, Tue, Thu to Sat 10am-5pm | Closed Wed & Sun
 

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Situated underneath the Finsbury Library building, the Islington Museum documents the past in this area of North London. The museum holds a varied programme of temporary exhibitions and children's activities throughout the year.

 

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Underground Stations

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Farringdon Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Angel Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Car Parks

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Skinner Street NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  29% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from Islington Museum
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  22% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 5 minutes from Islington Museum
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £64  41% off
Central Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from Islington Museum
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
 
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Attractions > Museums
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Islington Museum
This 16th century gatehouse was formerly the southern entrance to the Priory of the Medieval Order of St John and contains furniture, painting, silver, coins and ... More
 
 
 
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Islington Museum
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Islington Museum
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Islington Museum
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 6th December 2016 to 29th January 2017
Islington Museum, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from Islington Museum
Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ballet production The Red Shoes, being ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: The Red Shoes
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 6th December 2016 to 29th January 2017 - Various Times
Islington Museum, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from Islington Museum
One girl's dream to be the greatest dancer in the world lights the fuse on a fierce battle between two rival suitors in Bourne's reworking of ...More
 
 
 
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On Soon
The Little Match Girl
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th to 30th December 2016
Islington Museum, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from Islington Museum
A snowy stage sets the scene for an icy cold Christmas Eve, where the Little Match Girl paces the emptying streets, shivering and desperate, trying to ...More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Islington Museum
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Islington Museum
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Islington Museum
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
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Waterstone's City University
London > Shopping > Books
City University, Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Islington Museum
Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, ... More
 
 
 
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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Islington Museum
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
 
 
 
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Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Islington Museum
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
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The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Islington Museum
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
 
 
 
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The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Islington Museum
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
 
 
 
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Cottons
London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
70 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Islington Museum
Caribbean cuisine, rum punches and great atmosphere located on the cobbled streets of Clerkenwell. The owner of Cottons decided to set up this Caribbean restaurant after ... More
 
 
 
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 3 minutes from Islington Museum
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
City University
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Islington Museum
... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Islington Museum
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Islington Museum
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
London Amateur Wrestlers
London > Leisure > Fitness
Martial Arts Hall, City University, Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Islington Museum
Wrestling Club ... More
 
 
 
Vie
London > Leisure > Fitness
122 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Islington Museum
Vie is a friendly private health club which makes a welcome retreat in the heart of the bustling city in EC1. Facilities include gymnasium, swimming pool, ... More
 
 
 
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The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Islington Museum
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Islington Museum
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
 
 
 
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The Ambassador
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Islington Museum
The Ambassador is one of the more special among of the gastro pubs in Exmouth Market thanks to its short but eclectic menu. It also owes ... More
 
 
 
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Mint
London > Nightlife > Bars
182-186 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Islington Museum
... More
 
 
 
Leonards EC1
London > Nightlife > Bars
42 Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Islington Museum
... More
 
 
 
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Islington Museum
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Islington Museum
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 
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Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Islington Museum
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Islington Museum
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Islington Museum

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Islington Museum

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 12th February 2017 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Islington Museum

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | Until 1st January 2017 

Peacock Theatre 5 minutes walk from Islington Museum

This staging of Raymond Briggs's The Snowman by Sadlers Wells, suitable for children aged 4 and over, staged in the ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 5 minutes walk from Islington Museum

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Below Stairs
Exhibitions | Until 4th March 2017 

Sir John Soane's Museum 7 minutes walk from Islington Museum

The end of the seven-year restoration project at Sir John Soane's Museum is celebrated with Below Stairs, an exhibition which ...More

Dr Johnsons Houses
Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Islington Museum

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

The Ladybird Life Of Dickens: An Illustrated Adventure
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Charles Dickens Museum 16 minutes walk from Islington Museum

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Feeding Rhe 400
Exhibitions | Until 8th January 2017 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from Islington Museum

Exhibitions & Art, Multimedia....More

Bach to Baby Christmas Concert
Concerts | On 8th December 2016 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from Islington Museum

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