Redbridge 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

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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

Redbridge and the First World War An Exhibition

  • 11 November 2014 — 30 May 2015

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.

Suitable for

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

Admission

Free Admission

Open Tue-Fri 10am-5pm

Sat 10am-4pm

Website

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

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Open Mic Night - First World War Poetry

  • 27 October 2014 6-9pm

Open Mic night showcasing the work from our Poetry Workshop and First World War Poetry.

Please note: this event takes place at Redbridge Central library, Clements Road, Ilford, IG1 1EA.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • Not suitable for children

Website

http://www2.redbridge.gov.uk/cms/news_and_events/events/2014/october/open_mic_night_first_world_wa.aspx

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