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1 Reading Lane, Hackney, London E8 1GQ
 
 
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Tue to Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Thu 9.30am-8pm, Sat 10am-5pm | Closed on Sundays
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
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 £101  21% 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 £112  28% 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 £155  34% 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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Nearest to Hackney Museum
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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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The Last Tuesday Society
London > Attractions > Museums
11 Mare Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Hackney Museum
The Last Tuesday Society was founded in 1873 at Harvard by William James and brought to London in autumn 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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V and 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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Hackney Museum
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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
 
 
 
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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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Lindstrom
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 30th November 2019 - 10pm-3am
Hackney Museum, 29-32 The Oval, E2 | 1 minute from Hackney Museum
The Norwegian electronic music producer plays a live set. With support from San Soda, Raw Silk, Stevie Wonderland....More
 
 
 
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Christmas Carols with a Twist
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: Friday 6th December 2019
Hackney Museum, 13-14 The Oval, E2 | 1 minute from Hackney Museum
Putting a twist on the traditional Christmas carols, here's a chance to belt your heart out to Christmas classics like The Pogues, Mariah Carey and Wham! ...More
 
 
 
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Banco De Gaia
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 24th November 2019 - 6.30pm
Hackney Museum, 31-35 Coate Street, E2 | 2 minutes from Hackney Museum
Toby Marks from London performs his original electronic compositions....More
 
 
 
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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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Hackney Coffee Company
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
503 Hackney Road, E2 | 2 minutes from Hackney Museum
Hackney Coffee Co. occupies a 19th Century former brewery on Hackney Road. Chesterfield sofas, quirky design features and ... More
 
 
 
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Bong Bong's Manila Kanteen
London > Restaurants >
460 Hackney Road, E2 | 2 minutes from Hackney Museum
Winners of My Million Pound Menu with BBQ Dreamz, their Filipino street food truck, Lee Johnson and Sinead Campbell opened their first permanent restaurant in the ... More
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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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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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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POPfit Studio
London > Leisure > Gyms
19 Sidworth Street, E8 | 9 minutes from Hackney Museum
Set up by actress Kate Hudson and dancer Stephanie Burrows, POPfit's boutique UK studio includes the UK's first Fabletics store and can be found on Sidworth ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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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
NT's
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Westgate Street Fields, E8 | 7 minutes from Hackney Museum
A buzzing late night bar with a rooftop terrace, NT's is found within Netil House in the heart of Hackney. In the summer ... More
 
 
 
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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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Journey To The Underworld
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Arch 63 Pedley Street 14 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

Take a train to the Underworld as you experience a dark and romantic fairytale while feasting on a devilishly tasty ...More

 
Throwback Thursdays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th November 2019 

Cargo 18 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

DJs supply retro house, R&B, hip hop and commercial hits....More

Glass Caves
Concerts | On 14th November 2019 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 19 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

The indie four-piece made their name as professional buskers on the streets of medieval York....More

Al Murphy: False Advertising
Al Murphy: False Advertising
Exhibitions | Until 17th November 2019 

The Book Club 21 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

The Book Club in Shoreditch will transform into a giant billboard this September thanks to Al Murphy's new exhibition, False ...More

 
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 1st May 2020 

The Queen Of Hoxton 22 minutes walk from Hackney Museum

Follow the yellow brick road up to The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop this winter for its latest pop-up extravaganza, The ...More

 

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