Islington Museum

 
 
ADDRESS
245 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 4NB
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
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.

 

Opening and closing times for Islington Museum...

Today (Tuesday) Islington Museum closes at 17.00

Monday

10.00
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17.00
 

Tuesday

10.00
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17.00
 

Wednesday

Closed
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Thursday

10.00
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17.00
 

Friday

10.00
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17.00
 

Saturday

10.00
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17.00
 

Sunday

Closed
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LondonTown.com - Islington Museum Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from Islington Museum
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Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Islington Museum

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The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Islington Museum

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New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Islington Museum

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October Gallery 11 minutes walk from Islington Museum

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Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Islington Museum

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Charles Dickens Museum 16 minutes walk from Islington Museum

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