It is set off of Kingsland Road in the Hoxton neighbourhood.
The museum is situated in an 18th Century Ironmongers almshouse that surrounds a peaceful, grassy courtyard that locals like to use as a park.
The almshouse founder, Sir Robert Geffrye, is commemorated above the central entrance to the Chapel.
The older part of the building houses period rooms. Here is a from a parlour of 1695.
Here is an Arts & Crafts style living room of 1898. We loved the wealth of detail and information provided to help imagine family life in each display
A covered rear porch now used as a reading room
The museum library
The Neoclassical almshouse chapel.
But most fun for us was the new addition that features 20th century decor from an Edwardian parlour to a 1990's loft apartment. Above is a display of 20th Century chairs arranged by decade.
Edwardian living room (1900-1914)
1930's arrangement (1930-1939)
Mid-Century living room (1955-1965)