Jack the Ripper Museum

12 Cable St
E1 8JG


Learn about one of the world's most notorious murderers, Jack the Ripper, in a historical Victorian museum in the heart of Whitechapel.

What can I expect to see at the Jack the Ripper Museum?

Step back in time and learn about some of London's greatest unsolved crimes at the Jack the Ripper Museum.

Who was Jack the Ripper: a famous artist, a barber, an apprentice surgeon or another suspect? Piece together the evidence yourself and try to solve this infamous case using newspaper reports, illustrations and artefacts placed throughout the Victorian house.

A dimly lit room with 1800's furniture, dark orange wallpaper and a wooden floor

Make sure to also book onto the Jack the Ripper walking tour to trace the key east London spots in this gruesome murder story that gripped the world. Tickets start from £15 per person and the walking tours take place at 3.30pm and 6pm daily.

How long will the visit last?

The recommended visiting time is between one to two hours to explore the museum, which is spread out over different levels of the historic Victorian house.

How much are the tickets?

Tickets for the Jack the Ripper Museum cost £12 for adults and £8 for children. A student option for £10 is also available to book with a valid student ID card.

Where can I book tickets?

You can book the Jack the Ripper Museum tickets online.

A dimly lit bedroom with 1800's style single bed, orange floral wallpaper and a sheer drape over the window

What are the opening hours?

The museum is open daily 9.30am until 6pm. The last entry is 5.30pm.

The museum closes at 4.40pm on Christmas Eve (24 December) and is closed all day on Christmas Day (25 December).

Where is it and how do I get there?

The museum is located in Aldgate, just a seven-minute walk from Aldgate East station.

Aldgate East station is on the District and Hammersmith & City lines.

Prices and opening times

Child Ticket From £8.00 per ticket
Concession Ticket From £10.00 per ticket
Adult Ticket From £12.00 per ticket

Student (valid student ID card) £10

Opening Times

Daily opening hours 9.30am until 6pm (last entry 5.30pm)

The museum is closed on Christmas Day (December 25)