Vestry House Museum Free


Victorian parlour, police cell, domestic displays, the 1892 Bremer car and exhibits on local industry housed in an 18thC workhouse and police station. Reinterpreted workhouse gardens. Archives and Local Studies Library for London Borough of Waltham Forest are housed in the same building, available by appointment only. A short talk about the building can be pre-booked.

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Prices and Opening Times
Adult Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Child Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Family Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Concession Ticket: Free (USD0.00)

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Opening Times:

Wednesday - Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00.

Pre-booked groups and school visits also welcome on Tuesdays. Closed between Christmas and New Year.

Venue Details & Map

Vestry House Museum

Vestry Road
E17 9NH
+44 (0)20 8496 4391
Public transport:
Exit station, cross Selbourne Road at junction with Hoe Street. Then cross Hoe Street and go down to St Mary Road. Walk to end of St Mary Road and then straight along Church


Access Inside Building Facilities
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Yelp Reviews

5.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews

Top 2 reviews of Vestry House Museum

5.0 out of 5 24 March 2010
by Sam M.

I did my work experience here,and although the building may seem inferior from the outside,its not from the inside.

Things inlcuded within are the first ever engine powered car,an orginial lock up cell,numerous Waltham Forest related items such as Halex/Xylonite etc.

There are also things such as a roman sarchophagus,old signs,a recreation of a Victorian Parlour Room and a 1940's room


5.0 out of 5 2 October 2008
by phantomjasmine

This is a hidden star! On the backstreets of Walthamstow Village is the historical gem that is this Museum. Within sight of the historic St Mary's Church, The museum is situated in the old parish workhouse (with a suitably grim message over the entrance!)

Once through the doors (although the exterior is interesting, with the site of the old parish lockup marked out and an doorway from a...more

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