The Museum of Immigration and Diversity

The Museum of Immigration and Diversity
19 Princelet Street
Greater London
E1 6QH




020 7247 5352


020 7375 1490

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
venue representative image
Guided tours icon Wheelchair access icon

The exhibition "Suitcases and Sanctuary", made largely by local schoolchildren, is a genuinely innovative celebration of immigration housed in a magical Grade II* listed building that combines a remarkable unrestored 1719 Huguenot master silk weaver's house with a rare Victorian synagogue illuminated by a pastel coloured stained glass ceiling.
The complementary exhibition "Leave to Remain" by 3 refugee artists takes a wry look at asylum in today's Britain.

Venue Type:

Museum, Sacred space

Opening hours

Due to the fragility of building, only open on scheduled days in 2006 or by appointment
Open Days:
Sunday 18 June to Sunday 25 June 12 - 7pm
every day for Refugee Week

Sunday 3 September 12 - 5pm
for European Day of Jewish Culture and Heritage

Saturday 16 September 12 - 5 pm
Sunday 17 September 12 - 5 pm
for London Open House weekend (prepare for possible queues) (see below full description for details)

Closed: Outside scheduled open days, open by appointment only.

Admission charges

There is no charge, but donations are encouraged.

To arrange a visit outside scheduled open days, 14 days written notice is normally requested. Priority is given to educational and community groups, to non-profit making bodies and to bona fide scholars.

Additional info

Limited disabled access on ground floor only. Toilet in basement. No disabled toilet.

Collection details

Architecture, Social History, World Cultures