Girl looking at exhibit in Hackney Museum

Hackney Museum

Find out about Hackney past and present. As well as exhibitions, we have an extensive educational programme and events and activities for children and adults. See the pages on the left for more information.

Opening Times

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 8pm
Friday: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday and Bank Holidays: Closed

What's on at the Museum

See Events and activitiesExhibitions and Mapping the Change to find out what's on at the Museum.

Mapping the Change

 2012 Olympics project recording the changes to local people's lives.

Mapping the Change  For more information see Mapping the Change.

Museum Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour from the Town Hall Square through the exhibition spaces of Hackney Museum.

Inside Hackney Museum Start the Virtual Tour

Museum Shop

The shop sells a selection of pocket money toys and is the only place in the borough for you to buy your I Love Hackney T-shirts, mugs, beanie hats, shopping bags and Oyster card holders.

Culture Line

Hackney Museum is proud to be part of Culture Line, a group of 10 museums and galleries sited along the length of the London Overground East London extension, which opened in May 2010. The new line runs from Dalston Junction in North-East London to West Croydon in the South-East. Find out more about our Culture Line colleagues at the Culture Line website.

Finding out what you think

We carry out regular visitor surveys and use the information to develop our service for you.


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Page updated: 4 Jan 2011 

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Contact Details

Hackney Museum
Ground Floor
Technology and Learning Centre
1 Reading Lane
E8 1GQ
Opening Times
Tues, Weds, Fri: 9.30am - 5.30pm. Thur: 9.30am - 8pm, Sat: 10am - 5pm. Closed: Sun, Mon and Bank Holidays.
Tel:020 8356 3500 (020 8356 3736 - Press Office)
Fax:020 8356 2563

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