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Visiting the museum

Hackney Museum has a busy programme of exhibitions, and events and activities for visitors of all ages and is free to visit at all times.

How to find us

The museum is conveniently situated in central Hackney next to the Town Hall Square – see the map for more information.

Overground

Hackney Central Overground station is a 5 minute walk from the museum.

Tube

Take the central line to Bethnal Green, then 106 or 254 from stop C or D6 from stop B.

Bus

Hackney Central is a major bus interchange: 30, 38, 48, 55, 56, 106, 236, 242, 253, 254, 276, 277, 394, 425, 488, D6 and W15.

Museum shop

The shop in the museum sells a selection of books, souvenirs and pocket money toys. It’s the only place to buy your I Love Hackney merchandise (including T-shirts, mugs, badges and Oyster card holders) and our exclusive illustrated Hackney greetings cards, tote bags and posters.

Please note, the shop accepts cash only.

Access and facilities

  • Hackney Museum is on the ground floor with level access
  • the museum has a wheelchair accessible toilet, public toilets and baby changing facilities
  • there’s a blue badge parking space at the front of the building, on Reading Lane
Page updated on: 9 May 2019

Hackney Museum

Address

Ground Floor Technology and Learning Centre
1 Reading Lane
London
E8 1GQ

Telephone

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