Redbridge Museum

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Redbridge Museum was opened in 2000. It is the community museum for the London Borough of Redbridge and explores the many different places, people and events in over 150,000 years of Redbridge history. The Museum also runs popular temporary exhibitions, events, and an education service.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-4pm

Closed Sunday, Monday, public holidays

Admission charges

Admission free

The collections cover over 150,000 years of local history from prehistoric animals to recent developments. It is particularly evocative of the development of Ilford, Wanstead and Woodford from 1850s - 1950s.

Collection details

Agriculture, Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Industry, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Ilford Ltd, Sylvia Pankhurst, Winston Churchill, Claybury Hospital, WW2, Woodford Cycle Meet, Barnardos, Fairlop Fair, Uphall Iron Age camp, Howards Ltd, Kelvin Hughes, Harts House, Wanstead House and Park
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Redbridge Museum

What Redbridge Wore

  • 28 February — 10 June 2017

Discover 400 years of local fashion in this special exhibition by Redbridge Museum.
From portraits of 17th century gentlemen to wartime uniforms, from 1960s Mods to modern urban street style, the exhibition explores what people in Ilford, Wanstead and Woodford have worn and why.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 16-17
  • Any age

Website

http://www.redbridge.gov.uk/museum

Redbridge Museum
Central Library
Clements Road
Ilford
Essex
IG1 1EA
England

Website

www.redbridge.gov.uk/museum

E-mail

Museum Manager

gerard.greene@redbridge.gov.uk

Telephone

020 8708 2317

Fax

020 8708 2431

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.
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