Attractions in East London  

 

East London Attractions by category: Art Galleries (65), Historic Buildings (35), Other Attractions (26), Attractions for Kids (12), Sights (12), Museums (10), Parks and Gardens (6), Activities for Kids (2), Art and Design (1), Boats and Bridges (1)

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Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, East London, London E1 | in East London
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as... More
 
 
 
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Geffrye Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
136 Kingsland Road, East London, London E2 | in East London
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... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, East London, London E1 | in East London
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, East London, London E2 | in East London
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,... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, East London, London EC2Y | in East London
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower Hill, East London, London EC3N | in East London
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back... More
 
 
 
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, East London, London EC2Y | in East London
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, East London, London EC2 | in East London
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, East London, London EC2R | in East London
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of... More
 
 
 
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Sutton House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
2 & 4 Homerton High Street, East London, London E9 | in East London
The royal connections of this rare, red-brick Tudor manor house reach back to Henry VIII whose Principal Secretary of State, Sir Ralph Sadler, built Sutton... More
 
 
 
Ragged School Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
46-50 Copperfield Road, Bow, East London, London E3 | in East London
Based in canalside warehouses which once housed Barnardo's largest ragged school, this museum focuses on the history of the East End and, in particular, the... More
 
 
 
Maureen Paley
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21 Herald Street, East London, London E2 | in East London
Maureen Paley started out selling art from her Victorian terraced home in London's East End in 1984. Since September 1999 the gallery has been situated... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Attractions > Museums
No 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, East London, London E14 | in East London
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River... More
 
 
 
Thames Barrier Information Centre
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Unity Way, East London, London SE18 | in East London
The Thames Barrier is the largest moveable flood barrier in the world. The Information Centre Cafe has spectacular views of the Barrier, along with working... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hackney City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Goldsmiths Row, East London, London E2 | in East London
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... More
 
 
 
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The Wapping Project
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall, East London, London E1W | in East London
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving... More
 
 
 
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Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Royal Arsenal, East London, London SE18 | in East London
From sling-shot to missile, this museum traces the evolution of artillery and really is explosive in content. Housing Europe's widest variety of historic and... More
 
 
 
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Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, East London, London EC2A | in East London
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed... More
 
 
 
St Helen's Church, Bishopsgate
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Great St Helen's, East London, London EC3A | in East London
St Helen's is a 13th century twin-nave church which has been fully restored after damage caused by 1992 and 1993 bomb attacks in the City.... More
 
 
 
St-Botolph-Without-Aldgate
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Aldgate High Street, East London, London EC3N | in East London
A 250 year-old church standing on an ancient site and built by George Dance the Elder, who also built the Mansion House. The church is... More
 
 
 
Museum of Methodism & John Wesley's House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Wesley's Chapel, 49 City Road, East London, London EC1Y | in East London
... More
 
 
 
Chisenhale Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
64 Chisenhale Road, East London, London E3 | in East London
Chisenhale Gallery occupies a renovated 1930s veneer factory on Chisenhale Road in Tower Hamlets. Since 1980, the old veneer factory and Godson's brewery industrial buildings... More
 
 
 
Matt's Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
42-44 Copperfield Road, East London, London E3 | in East London
Don't ring up the gallery asking to speak to Matt - the name above the door refers to the gallery owner's dog, Matt E. Mulsion.... More
 
 
 
Hales Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5-13 Bethnal Green Road, East London, London E1 | in East London
Art Gallery... in a lovely space.... More
 
 
 
Vilma Gold
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Minerva Street, East London, London E2 | in East London
Art Gallery... More
 
 
 
Flowers East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
82 Kingsland Road, East London, London E2 | in East London
Contemporary art gallery... More
 
 
 
MOTInternational
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Unit 54, 8 Andrews Road, East London, London E8 | in East London
Sharing a building with the Transition Gallery and the Five Years Gallery, the MOT Gallery is one of the key venues for contemporary British art.... More
 
 
 
Wilkinson Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
50-58 Vyner Street, East London, London E2 | in East London
Moving just a few streets away from their original gallery space on Cambridge Heath Road, Anthony Wilkinson and his wife Amanda have significantly expanded their... More
 
 
 
Royal Fusiliers Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
HM Tower of London, East London, London EC3N | in East London
Buried within the walls of the Tower of London this small, curious museum chronicles the history of the Royal Fusiliers Regiment. Every campaign the... More
 
 
 
Wesley's Chapel and House
London > Attractions > Museums
49 City Road, East London, London EC1Y | in East London
John Wesley's House is part of the Wesley's Chapel site which also includes the Museum of Methodism in the crypt of the chapel. The museum... More
 
 
 

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A World Inside a Book: Gruffalos, Dragons and Other Creatures
A World Inside a Book: Gruffalos, Dragons and Other Creatures
Kids Events | Until 15th September 2018 

Discover Children's Story Centre 12 minutes walk from East London

Think there's no such thing as a Gruffalo? Well, there is at Discover where A World inside a Book: Gruffalos, ...More

 

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What's On The Red Carpet Presents: The Tasting Cinema Club
What's On The Red Carpet Presents: The Tasting Cinema Club
Foodie Events | On 17th July 

Secret Location

Launching on 17th July, What's On The Red ...More

 
Chiringuito
Dining 

Azure mosaic tiles and a peseta-topped bar set the tone for this Spanish restaurant overlooking the Museum of Childhood's gardens....More

Beef & Brew
Beef & Brew
Dining 

Jessica Simmons and Daniel Nathan deliver quality steaks that don't break the bank in a ...More

 
Stokey Bears
Stokey Bears
Dining 

Stokey Bears, the burger joint from street food veteran Burger Bear, has its second site ...More

 
The Academy
The Academy
Hotels 

Taking five Georgian townhouses and combining them into one hotel, The Academy underwent a multi-million-pound ...More

 
The Frog Hoxton
The Frog Hoxton
Dining 

In July 2018, Adam Handling launches his biggest venture to date, moving The Frog E1 ...More

 
The Royal Oak
The Royal Oak
Drinking 

In June 2018 Dan Doherty reopened The Royal Oak with little fanfare and some really ...More

 
White City Place
White City Place
Attractions 

Previously home to the BBC and north of Television Centre, White City Place is home ...More

 
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
Sport 

The 14th yoga studio from MoreYoga, this Tower Bridge space has an intimate feel with ...More

 
Armed Forces Day Festival
Kids Events | On 30th June 

RAF Museum

On Saturday 30th June 2018 the RAF Museum officially re-opens its doors for a free festival celebrating its multi-million pound refurbishment on the same day as the Armed Forces Day Festival. The double celebration is ...More

RAF100 Parade and Flypast
Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

V For
V For
Foodie Events | From 1st August 

The Old Truman Brewery

This August, the Old Truman Brewery hosts brand new vegan lifestyle festival, V For. Offering ...More

 
Jim's Cafe
Jim's Cafe
Dining 

Serving steak and eggs and liquorice whiskey sours in Clapton, Jim's Cafe is one of ...More

 
Soane's Kitchen
Soane's Kitchen
Dining 

Inside the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, Soane's Kitchen is a beautiful cafe ...More

 
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Concerts | From 29th June 

Royal Opera House

Kasper Holten's "thoughtul and attentive" (Telegraph) 2014 production of Mozart's drama returns to the Royal ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take The O2
Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
This Is Not For You
This Is Not For You
Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | From 4th January 

National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Dance | From 26th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Sporting Events | From 2nd July 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Wimbledon will be screened by the Bandstand in ...More

 
Summer in London
Summer in London
Feature 

With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on ...More

 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Article 

Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
Article 

In 2018 London celebrates the 250th anniversary ...More

 
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
Article 

They're the most stylish places to stay in ...More

 
November in London 2018
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment ...More

 
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment at the Royal Albert Hall and Gainsborough's Family Album opens at the National Portrait Gallery, it's all in London in ...More

Best Immersive Experiences in London
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At the best immersive experiences in London the ...More

 
 
 
 
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