Hackney Museum  

 
 
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1 Reading Lane, Hackney, London E8 1GQ
 
 
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MadHouse, My House'MadHouse, My House'Exhibitions & Art, Installation.2017-03-28T09:30:00+01002017-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Hackney Museum, 1  Reading Lane      E8 1GQ
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Free EventOngoing
MadHouse, My House'
The Golden Age of Social Housing' Life on the Gascoyne EstateThe Golden Age of Social Housing' Life on the Gascoyne Estate2017-03-28T09:30:00+01002017-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Hackney Museum, 1  Reading Lane      E8 1GQ
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
The Golden Age of Social Housing' Life on the Gascoyne Estate
Volunteer Fair For Busy PeopleVolunteer Fair For Busy PeopleCommunity & Lifestyle, Charity/Fundraising Event.2017-04-06T17:00:00+01002017-04-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Hackney Museum, 1  Reading Lane      E8 1GQ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Volunteer Fair For Busy People
 

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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
 
 
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 £111  37% 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  36% 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

Near Hackney Museum
Ongoing
MadHouse, My House'
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd February to 20th May 2017 - Various Times
Hackney Museum, 1 Reading Lane, E8 | Same location as Hackney Museum
Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
The Golden Age of Social Housing' Life on the Gascoyne Estate
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th February to 3rd June 2017 - Various Times
Hackney Museum, 1 Reading Lane, E8 | Same location as Hackney Museum
...More
 
 
 
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Jens Lekman
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 29th March 2017 - 7pm
Hackney Museum, 29-32 The Oval, E2 | 1 minute from Hackney Museum
The Swedish singer-songwriter takes inspiration from pop music past and present to produce deeply personal and romantic songs....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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
This Bright Field
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
268 Cambridge Heath Road, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from Hackney Museum
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Typing Room
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Town Hall Hotel, Patriots Square, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Hackney Museum
Chef Lee Westcott takes on his first solo venture with the Typing Room, the 40-cover restaurant at the Town Hall Hotel on the former site ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Hackney Museum

Near Hackney Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Leisure near Hackney Museum

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 Cat & Mutton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Broadway, Hackney, London E8 | 5 minutes from Hackney Museum
Pub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Approach
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Approach Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Hackney Museum
A good pub which supports young boxers from the area and is a favourite among the locals, with a jolly atmosphere and a fine selection of ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from Hackney Museum
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Heads And Bodies
Leisure | On 28th March 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 1.93 miles from Hackney Museum

A traditional party game in the rooftop WigWamBam. Draw a head and fold the paper over, then pass it on ...More

Winter WigWam: Skye Halla
Winter WigWam: Skye Halla
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 7th April 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 1.93 miles from Hackney Museum

On the back of its popular A Tribute to Dr. Strange summer residency, the Queen of Hoxton's rooftop is set ...More

 
Tired Lion
Concerts | On 28th March 2017 

The Old Blue Last 2.03 miles from Hackney Museum

The band from Perth, Australia plays alt rock with support from Howl....More

Muna
Concerts | Until 30th March 2017 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 2.07 miles from Hackney Museum

Dark, synth-driven pop from the Los Angeles-based, female three-piece....More

Comedy Charity Fundraiser For Pumpaid
Comedy | On 28th March 2017 

Strongroom 2.08 miles from Hackney Museum

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

SKNT
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th March 2017 

Cargo 2.12 miles from Hackney Museum

Resident DJs spin a variety of party jams including forgotten favourites and modern bangers....More

Bosh! Tuesdays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th March 2017 

Cargo 2.12 miles from Hackney Museum

Resident DJs spin house and pop....More

Democracy And The Arts In Europe: Artists In A Global World
Exhibitions | On 28th March 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 2.28 miles from Hackney Museum

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

Junkyard Golf Club
Junkyard Golf Club
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 2.28 miles from Hackney Museum

Getting a refresh for its second year, Junkyard Golf Club in the loading bay of the Old Truman Brewery gets ...More

 
Formation
Concerts | On 28th March 2017 

Rough Trade East 2.29 miles from Hackney Museum

The London-based duo play electro....More

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Springfest German Bier Festival
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Alexandra Palace

The UK's largest German Bier Festival, Springfest, is back this Easter, bringing a taste of Stuttgart to Alexandra Palace....More

Rick Stein, Barnes
Rick Stein, Barnes
Dining 

Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
Vintage Borough
Vintage Borough
Dining 

Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
parlez
parlez
Dining 

Friends Matt who runs The White Horse pub in Brixton and Louis who works for ...More

 
Lupins
Lupins
Dining 

Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Drinking 

Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
Trawler Trash
Dining 

Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

Machiya
Dining 

Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

Quartieri
Quartieri
Dining 

Kilburn pizza restaurant comes from the guys who set up the famous Trianon Vomero pizzeria ...More

 
Radici
Radici
Dining 

An authentic Italian trattoria in Islington from celebrated chef Francesco Mazzei, chef patron of Sartoria ...More

 
Festival Embassy
Festival Embassy
Concerts | On 25th March 

The House Of St Barnabas

In the lead up to Bestival, The House of St Barnabas has partnered with the ...More

 
Mercer & Co
Mercer & Co
Dining 

Serving salt beef and cocktails in Islington's Chapel Market....More

 
Race Horse Company: Around
Race Horse Company: Around
Theatre | From 13th April 

Jacksons Lane Theatre

Charming circus show from the Finnish company....More

 
Prosecco Springs
Prosecco Springs
Foodie Events | From 14th May 

Oval Space

London already has festivals dedicated to wine, beer and coffee and now it's the turn ...More

 
Your East End
Your East End
Kids Events | Until 19th March 

Museum of London Docklands

The Museum of London Docklands invites Londoners to explore what the East End means to ...More

 
Robotics Easter Challenge
Robotics Easter Challenge
Kids Events | From 17th April 

National Army Museum

This Easter head to the newly reopened National Army Museum and see if you can ...More

 
The Poetry Brothel
The Poetry Brothel
Theatre | On 18th March 

The Betsey Trotwood

Offering more than just poetry, the Poetry Brothel is a unique and immersive event that ...More

 
Pocahontas And After: Cultural Day
Pocahontas And After: Cultural Day
Business Events | On 18th March 

British Library

This March, the British Library explores the historic ...More

 
All About Piano! Festival
All About Piano! Festival
Concerts | From 2nd May 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni

Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano ...More

 
The Piano Brothers
The Piano Brothers
Concerts | On 2nd April 

Cine Lumiere

The closing act of this year's All About Piano! festival....More

 
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