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.
Closed Sunday, Monday, public holidays
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.
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
Redbridge and the First World War An Exhibition
- 11 November 2014 — 30 May 2015 *on now
Based on new research, the exhibition explores how the war affected local life, the international nature of the conflict and the family histories of today's Redbridge residents. This display features a wealth of historic objects, photographs and personal items, many on display for the first time.
- Any age
Open Tue-Fri 10am-5pm
020 8708 2317
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