Museums: East London

Nunnery Gallery
Explores the history of the local area. 183 Bow Road, Tower Hamlets, E3 2SJ.
Discover Childrens Story Centre
The museum provides children activities. 383-387 High Street, Stratford, E15 4QZ.
Royal London Hospital Museum
The museum tell the stories institutions, celebrate their achievements and explain their place in history. St. Phillips Church, Newark St, Tower Hamlets, E1 2AA.
The Royal Artillery Museum
Explore collection of artillery in the UK. Opening Timing: Tuesday to Saturday 10:00-17:00. Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, Greenwich, SE18 6ST.
491 Gallery
A social center and multidisciplinary gallery. 491 Grove Green Rd, Waltham Forest E11 4AA.
Wimbledon Windmill Museum
Explore the local history. Windmill Road, Wimbledon Common, Merton, SW19 5NR.
Whitechapel Gallery
Provides contemporary art quarter. 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, E1 7QX.
Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark is the worlds sole surviving tea clipper. Housing exhibitions exploring all the stories of the old clipper. Currently undergoing renovations, the ship will re-open in 2012. 2 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, London, SE10 9BG.
Valence House Museum
The museum tell the story of Barking and Dagenham. Opening Timing: Monday to Saturday 10:00-16:00. Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, RM8 3HT.
Maureen Paley
The museum presents contemporary art. 21 Herald Street, Tower Hamlets, E2 6JT.
Hackney Museum
In this museum exploring past and present by the exhibitions and events. Opening Days: Tuesday to Saturday. Technology And Learning Centre, 1 Reading Lane, Hackney, E8 1GQ.
Dennis Severs’ House
Exploring 18th century painting and crafts. 18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, Tower Hamlets, E1 6BX.
The Clink Prison Museum
Original site of The Clink Prison. Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00-18:00 and on weekend 10:00-19:30. 1 Clink St, Southwark SE1 9DG.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
Explore games evolution from a garden party pastime. Church Road, Wimbledon, Merton, SW19 5AE.
Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia
Provides collection of artifacts of nostalgic. Hall Ln, Upminster, Havering, RM14 2TX.
Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum
Provides the technology and industrial history of the area with particular emphasis on the transport and manufacturing innovations. 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow, Waltham Forest, E17 8AX.
Eastside Community Heritage
Provides cultural based activities including exhibitions, publications, dramas and workshops. Cardinal Heenan Centre, 326 High Road, Ilford, Redbridge, IG1 1QP.
Bruce Castle Museum
Collection of local history and paintings. Opening Timing: Wednesday to Sunday 13:00-17:00. Lordship Lane, Haringey, N17 8NU.
Dr Johnson’s House
Present the program of education, exhibitions and events.17 Gough Square, City of London, EC4A 3DE.
The Fusilier Museum
The museum tells the story of a British infantry regiment. HM Tower of London, Tower Hamlets, EC3N 4AB.
Museum of Immigration and Diversity
Discover stories of the centuries of newcomers.19 Princelet Street, Spitalfields, Tower Hamlets, E1 6QH.
Royal Armouries
Collections of arms and armour in the world. HM Tower Of London, Tower Hamlets, EC3N 4AB.
Havering Museum
Explore the local history through different themes. 19-21 High Street, Havering, RM1 1JU.
Lock and Davies Ltd
Making a single frame to framing whole exhibitions. 89 Goldsmiths Row, Hackney, E2 8QR.
The Imperial War Museum (Headquarters)
Covers conflicts between Britain and the Commonwealth from the 1st World War to the present day. Visit HMS Belfast or the Churchill War Rooms. Lambeth Road, SE1 6HZ.
Museum of London
Located in the Docklands, it tells the story of Jack the Ripper and the East End of London. Five galleries on show. 150 London Wall; EC2Y 5HN
Womens Library
Library and museum resource on women and the womens movement in the 19th and 20th centuries. 10 Portugal Street, Westminster WC2A 2HD.
Tower Bridge Exhibition
Experience views over London from the bridges high level walkways and see the "River Thames: Source to Sea" exhibition. Open every day 09:30-18:00. Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge, London, SE1 2UP.
Museum of London Docklands
No1 Warehouse West India Quay London E14 4AL. The museum deals with the history of Londons river Thames, the port and the story of their history. See website for Opening Times and Prices.
National Maritime Museum
Comprising three sites: the Maritime Galleries, the Royal Observatory and the Queens House, illustrating the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars and their relationship with people. Romney Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF.
The William Morris Gallery
Tell the story of the life and work of Morris and his artistic circle. Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Waltham Forest, E17 4PP.
V&A museum of childhood
Here you will discover different aspects of the history of childhood. Opens 10:00-17:45 Monday to Sunday, free admission. Cambridge Heath Road, E2 9PA.
North Woolwich Old Station Museum
Once was a small railway museum and housed in the original Great Eastern Railway Terminal. On display are railway engines, carriages, photographs and memorabilia. Pier Road,E16 2JJ.
Vestry House Museum
The museum presents the history of Waltham Forest. 2 Vestry Road, Walthamstow, Waltham Forest, E17 9NH.
Sutton House
The education and learning center for parents and their children. 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney, E9 6JQ.
Ragged School Museum
A museum opened in the premises of the former Dr Barnardos Copperfield Road Ragged School. 46-50 Copperfield Rd, Tower Hamlets E3 4RR.
Royal Observatory Greenwich
The home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, meaning it is the official starting point for each new day and year. It is also home to Londons only planetarium and the UKs largest refracting telescope. Open every day 10:00&#8211
Kinetica Museum
Showing national and international touring exhibitions and annual Kinetica art fair. 274 Richmond Road, Hackney, E8 3QW.
The House Mill
A Grade I listed building on the River Lea opens every Sunday. Three Mill Lane, Newham E3 3DU.
Queens House
The first purely classical Renaissance building in Britain houses an art collection including works by Gainsborough, Reynolds, Hogarth, Turner and the van de Veldes. Open every day 10:00-17:00. Queens House, Park Row, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF.

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