Ragged School Museum

A converted East End warehouse in London
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The Award winning Museum is housed in three Victorian canalside warehouses, converted by Dr Barnardo into a ragged school. Visitors to the Museum today can take a journey through the history of the region as well as experience what it was like to be taught over one hundred years ago by 'stepping back in time' to the atmospheric recreated Victorian classroom.

Venue Type:

Museum, Heritage site

Opening hours

Wed-Thurs 1000-1700
First Sunday of each month 1400-1700

Admission charges


Collection details

Social History

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Fun at the Ragged School Museum

Jacqueline Wilson's Clover Moon at the Ragged School Museum

  • 26 — 27 October 2016 10am-5pm

Join us in welcoming Jacqueline Wilson’s Clover Moon to the Ragged School Museum on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th October with free family arts activities.
As well as our regularly scheduled Hallowe’en shenanigans visitors can learn all about Clover’s time in school her life as a poor Victorian and her love for art.
In association with Penguin Random House there will also be trinkets to take home and prizes to be won!
The Victorian classroom will be open to peruse as will the East End Kitchen, Under 5s Ragamuffin Room and the Towpath Café for all those parched grown-ups!

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13





Ragged School Museum
46-50 Copperfield Road
Greater London
E3 4RR






020 8980 6405


020 8983 3481

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