North Woolwich Old Station Museum

 
 
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Pier Road, E16 2JJ
 
 
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Although the railway is currently closed, the museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm-5pm
 

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With the use of railway engines, carriages, photographs, models and memorabilia, this museum tells the story of Newham's railway industry and those who worked on the Great Eastern Railway. Housed in a dignified, restored Edwardian station building, designed in 1854 by William Tite, visitors are treated to a range of education services, holiday activities and special events.

 

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    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  25% off
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