Livesey Museum for Children  

 
 
ADDRESS
682 Old Kent Road, Peckham, Southwark, London SE15 1JF
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Tue to Sat 10:00 - 17:00. Closed Bank Holidays inc Good Friday
 
PRICES
Free
 

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Livesey Museum for ChildrenThe Livesey Museum runs a changing programme of lively, unusual, interactive exhibitions for children up to the age of 12, their parents, carers and schools. Past exhibitions have been on Light, Robots, Art, Words and Numbers. Workshops and events are run during school holidays, exploring themes of the exhibitions.

THE LIVESEY MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN WAS CLOSED DOWN BY SOUTHWARK COUNCIL IN 2008. MEANWHILE FRIENDS OF THE LIVESEY ARE STILL TRYING TO SECURE A FUTURE FOR THE MUSEUM.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Surrey Quays Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
Bermondsey Tube Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park
 
17 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Bermondsey Square Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  40% off
Bermondsey Square, SE1 | 25 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Bermondsey Square Hotel offers a peaceful place to stay with its 80 bedrooms taking up one side of the traffic-free square. All rooms in this modern ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  26% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 33 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  32% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 33 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest Livesey Museum for Children

Nearest to Livesey Museum for Children
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Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 27 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ... More
 
 
 
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Fashion and Textile Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 30 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
The fashionista behind the Fashion and Textile Museum is Zandra Rhodes, the colourful designer who won the Designer of the Year award in 1972 and in ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 30 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Livesey Museum for Children
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Dilston Grove
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Southwest Corner of Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 14 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Set up by the Cafe Gallery Projects London, who also run the nearby Cafe Gallery in the centre of Southwark Park just a five-minute walk away, ... More
 
 
 
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Copeland Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Copeland Road, SE15 | 17 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
A large, partitioned white-walled gallery space within Copeland Park, home to the Bussey Building, the Copeland Gallery is an ideal space ... More
 
 
 
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Rod Barton Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
41-45 Consort Road, SE15 | 17 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Rod Barton, one of the heads of Julian Opie's studio, runs this gallery which relocated from a Georgian garage in between Clerkenwell and Islington to south ... More
 
 
 
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Near Livesey Museum for Children
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Bussey Building
London > Entertainment >
133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 17 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Once an industrial powerhouse, one of the premier cricket bat makers in the country and an air raid shelter during the Second World War, the historic ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Peckham
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Havil Street, SE5 | 19 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
In the heart of Borough, behind Southwark Town Hall, the Peckham Theatre offers theatre workshops especially aimed at children and young people in the borough. Their ... More
 
 
 
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Shortwave Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
10 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 25 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Shortwave films, a company whose primary objective was to promote emerging film and video artists, have set up this independent cinema in Bermondsey Square. As you'd ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Livesey Museum for Children
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St John Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 23 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Fegus Henderson's St John stable extends from the restaurant by Smithfield to this bakery in Bermondsey. Although primarily a wholesalers, St John Bakery does open its shutters ... More
 
 
 
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Coleman Coffee Roasters
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
55 Stanworth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 24 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Wake up on a Saturday morning and smell the freshly roasted coffee at Coleman Coffee Roasters, a small batch coffee roastery at No. 55 Stanworth Street ... More
 
 
 
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Druid St Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Druid Street, SE1 | 24 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
A short stroll from those two other bustling food markets, Borough and Maltby Street, Druid St Market is a weekly food market in Bermondsey ... More
 
 
 
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The Dolls House Peckham
London > Restaurants >
1 Clayton Road, SE15 | 12 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Having started out as an 18-month pop-up in Hoxton, The Dolls House found a permanent home on Upper Street in Islington in February 2015 and set ... More
 
 
 
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Forza Win Peckham
London > Restaurants >
133 Copeland Road, SE15 | 17 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
The home of London's foremost seasonal rooftop pop-up, Forza Win. ... More
 
 
 
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Coal Rooms
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
11a Station Way, SE15 | 17 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Originally part of Peckham Rye's train station in the 1930s Coal Room is the latest restaurant from the Peckham-based entrepreneurs responsible for the Old ... More
 
 
 
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.3 miles from Livesey Museum for Children
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 2.6 miles from Livesey Museum for Children
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 36 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Burgess Park BMX Track
London > Leisure >
Burgess Park, Albany Road, Southwark, London SE5 | 17 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
A legacy of the 2012 London Olympics, the state of the art £1.1m Burgess Park BMX Track opened to the public in August 2013, a year ... More
 
 
 
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Peckham Rye Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 28 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Peckham Rye combines the Park and Common providing a large green space for sports, sun bathing, families and ducks. Notable aspects include ornamental gardens - ... More
 
 
 
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Goose Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Dulwich, SE22 | 30 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Goose Green, the triangle of grass at the northern end of Lordship Lane which links St John's Church to the East Dulwich high street, was once ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Livesey Museum for Children.
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Prince of Peckham
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Clayton Road, SE15 | 12 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Serving wholesome Caribbean food from Street Feast regulars White Men Can't Jerk along with beer and rum cocktails in a good old fashioned pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Rye Hotel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
31 Peckham Rye, SE15 | 24 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
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The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 28 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
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40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 26 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
 
 
 
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The Printworks
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 | 26 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
In the halls that once housed the printing presses for the Metro and Evening Standard, The Printworks has created a soundproofed warehouse, custom-made for clubbing. ... More
 
 
 
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Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 30 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
 
 
 
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 16 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 33 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
... More
 
 
 
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 36 minutes from Livesey Museum for Children
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
 

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