Hackney Museum

This exciting museum explores the reasons why people have moved to Hackney from all over the world for more than 1000 years. The Hackney Museum displays include objects, interactives, computer programmes and the stories of real people.

Hackney Museum's broad collections include objects that relate to the local area's history, such as a Saxon log boat which is 1000 years old. Objects that relate to communities' lives in Hackney, such as a set of Vietnamese painted fingernails. And objects that relate to communities' lives in their countries of origin, such as a Nigerian catapult.

Museum Facilities


Audio Guide

Wheelchair Access


Tour Guide




Venue Hire

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