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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Sclater Street Car Park
 
16 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  30% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 5 minutes from Hackney Museum
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  36% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 17 minutes from Hackney Museum
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  23% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 18 minutes from Hackney Museum
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest Hackney Museum

Nearest to Hackney Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
London > Attractions > Museums
11 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 | 3 minutes from Hackney Museum
Viktor Wynd launched his Little Shop of Horrors in 2009 and in 2014 it re-opened as a museum of rare and priceless marvels of the natural ... More
 
 
 
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V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Hackney Museum
The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood, from ... More
 
 
 
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Geffrye Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 | 13 minutes from Hackney Museum
There aren't many museums that can have William Morris and Ikea under the same roof, but the Geffyre is one of them. The focus of this ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Hackney Museum

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Hackney Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yinka Shonibare Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Sunbury House, 1 Andrews Street, Hackney, London E8 | 4 minutes from Hackney Museum
Turner Shortlisted British artist Yinka Shonibare has bought this former office block, in need of some attention, and hardly changed a thing. While the artist decides ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vyner Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21-23 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Hackney Museum
The remnants of its former use as an old industrial area are still visible on Vyner Street. But, in recent years, it has become a hotbed ... More
 
 
 
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Hackney City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Goldsmiths Row, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from Hackney Museum
This inner city site next to Haggerston Park was used as a farm as far back as the early 1800s when fresh produce was grown here ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Hackney Museum

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Nadja
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 20th February 2018 - 7.30pm-11pm
Hackney Museum, 13-14 The Oval, E2 | 1 minute from Hackney Museum
The Toronto-originating pairing of Aidan Baker and Leah Buckareff brings its experimental drone and post-metal tunes to the UK's stages....More
 
 
 
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Polica And Stargaze: Music For The Long Emergency
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 27th February 2018 - 7.30pm-11pm
Hackney Museum, 29-32 The Oval, E2 | 1 minute from Hackney Museum
The electronic pop band from Minneapolis collaborates with a Berlin-based chamber orchestra interested in pop and electronics, performing in support of their joint album released on ...More
 
 
 
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The Ghost
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 2nd March 2018 - 11pm-6am
Hackney Museum, 13-14 The Oval, E2 | 1 minute from Hackney Museum
The DJ duo of Josh Tweek and James Creed supply dance, hip hop and Miami bass. With guests including DJ Pipe....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Hackney Museum

Near Hackney Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 1 minute from Hackney Museum
Oval Space is a multi-use arts and events space with 6,000 square feet of space in Bethnal Green in East London with stunning views over the ... More
 
 
 
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Netil House
London > Entertainment >
1-7 Westgate Street, Hackney, London E8 | 7 minutes from Hackney Museum
A stone's throw from London Fields, Netil House is home to 94 creative studios, a market, gallery and Netil360, a rooftop space with wonderful 360-degree views ... More
 
 
 
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10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 9 minutes from Hackney Museum
One of Bethnal Green's best kept secrets, 10 Gales is a contemporary art space, live show venue, vintage fashion boutique, coffee shop and hairdressers all under ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Hackney Museum

The best shops and markets near Hackney Museum
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King & Queen of Bethnal Green
London > Shopping > Clothing
41 Temple Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Hackney Museum
When one reader, Barbara Buchanan, came across this gorgeous vintage and fashion boutique she wanted to pass on the shopping tip. "I have used your recommendations ... More
 
 
 
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Broadway Market
London > Shopping > Markets
East London, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from Hackney Museum
Broadway is a great little market that is expanding rapidly and enjoys a tremendous reputation. It's worth the trip down there as there's a tremendous variety ... More
 
 
 
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Rebel Rebel
London > Shopping > Florists
5 Broadway Market, Hackney, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from Hackney Museum
Rebel Rebel is a flower shop and event design business based in Broadway Market in the East End. Specialising in flowers and dressing for corporate events ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Hackney Museum

What are the best dining options near Hackney Museum London?
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Lucky & Joy
London > Restaurants >
298-299 Railway Arches, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 3 minutes from Hackney Museum
Just back from a trip to China, Ellen Parr, co-founder of The Art of Dining, and Pete Kelly bring their Chinese pop-up, Lucky & Joy, ... More
 
 
 
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This Bright Field
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
268 Cambridge Heath Road, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from Hackney Museum
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Poco
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
129A Prichards Road, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from Hackney Museum
The menu at Poco, brought to Broadway Market by author of 'The Natural Cook', Tom Hunt, presents plates of seasonal tapas inspired by Tom's travels, in ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Hackney Museum

Near Hackney Museum
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Hackney Museum
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 14 minutes from Hackney Museum
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 21 minutes from Hackney Museum
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Hackney Museum gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Hackney Museum
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
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spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Hackney Museum
Bethnal Green's former Turkish baths have been refurbished and turned into a spa complete with aroma steam rooms and a plunge pool. Spa LONDON is run ... More
 
 
 
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London Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Martello Road, E8 | 12 minutes from Hackney Museum
Located in a bustling, regenerated area of east London, London Fields park has been transformed from a neglected area of common ground into a thriving rich ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Hackney Museum

The best pubs near London Hackney Museum.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sebright Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31-35 Coate Street, Hackney, London E2 | 2 minutes from Hackney Museum
Located in Bethnal Green, The Sebright Arms in a good honest pub with a history in hosting entertainment (particularly live music and comedy) brought to you ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cat & Mutton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Broadway, Hackney, London E8 | 5 minutes from Hackney Museum
Pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Dove
London > Nightlife > Pubs
24 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 5 minutes from Hackney Museum
Award winning Hackney stalwart The Dove is a wonderful traditional pub on Broadway Market and sister pub to hidden Clerkenwell gem, The Dovetail. A great place ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Hackney Museum

Hackney Museum clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pickle Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
13-14 The Oval, E2 | 1 minute from Hackney Museum
Directly opposite Oval Space and run by the same team, The Pickle Factory hosts shows, bands and club ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from Hackney Museum
If rum is your tipple of choice, then PortSide Parlour is the place to quench your thirst. Located in an underground bar beneath Off Broadway on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, Hackney, London E8 | 8 minutes from Hackney Museum
Located under the railway arches beside London Fields in Hackney, the London Fields Brewery opened in 2011 and was inspired by the drought of craft beer ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Hackney Museum

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Hackney Museum.
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from Hackney Museum
... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 18 minutes from Hackney Museum
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 21 minutes from Hackney Museum
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
 

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Dream On
Dream On
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

V & A Museum of Childhood 8 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

The V&A Museum explores the world of dreams and the unconscious with its new exhibition, Dream On. Playing with the ...More

 
Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
Exhibitions | Until 20th May 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 8 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

Photographic portraits exploring sibling relationships and how they affect our sense of identity. The result is "a wide-ranging - and ...More

 
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 8 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

The original puppet from War Horse will be on display at a free Museum of Childhood exhibition documenting the life ...More

 
Cargo Presents: Prismatic
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th October 2018 

Cargo 18 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

A weekly Sunday night party featuring hip hop, house, R&B and other genres from resident DJs....More

Four Letter Word Weekender
Concerts | Until 18th February 2018 

The Old Blue Last 20 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

The Old Blue Last in Shoreditch is hosting the Four Letter Word Weekender micro-festival this weekend with two days of ...More

Glitterbox x Jealous Gallery
Exhibitions | Until 19th February 2018 

Jealous Gallery, Shoreditch 21 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

Renowned for mega Ibiza parties, east London collective Glitterbox take over the Jealous Gallery in Shoreditch this February with a ...More

The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | Until 30th March 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 22 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. ...More

 

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Opening the BBC Symphony Orchestra's 2018-19 season at the Barbicanwith a big bang, the orchestra joins forces with Professor Brian Cox and conductor Ben Gernon to take a ...More

London Sinfonietta
Concerts | On 24th March 

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The London Sinfonietta performs pieces by Claude Debussy, Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky and Henry Cowell in an exploration of Albert Einstein's 'thought experiments' on the space-time continuum. The influence of Einstein's ideas took music in ...More

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The Barbican stages the world premiere of the Royal Opera's new production, Coraline, created by ...More

 
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Concerts | From 16th March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Daniel Kramer directs his first opera since becoming English National Opera's artistic director in August 2016, a new production of romantic tragedy La traviata starring Claudia Boyle as ...More

English National Opera: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Concerts | From 1st March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Robert Carsen's classic production of A Midsummer Night's Dream returns to the London Coliseum this spring. Benjamin Britten's operatic adaptation of Shakespeare's romantic comedy has choreography by Matthew ...More

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