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About the Islington Museum

Conventional local history museum with a permanent display and usually a temporary exhibition.

IMPORTANT - Although venues are reopening, their hours may differ from normal, and most now need prebooking before you visit.


Address

Islington Museum,
245 St John Street,
London,
EC1V 4NB

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Fequently asked questions

What's the nearest railway station to Islington Museum

The nearest station is London Farringdon which is 0.4 miles away.


Islington Museum - Latest News

Exhibition about Islington’s lost Music Halls
Exhibition about Islington’s lost Music Halls

There’s a rather fun exhibition on at the moment about the pre-television era of mass entertainment, the music halls and the people who they turned into later television stars.

 

Recent exhibitions

Celebrating 25 years of after-hours clubbing in Islington
2015-10-16
2016-01-16
Holloway Prison has been an important landmark in Islington for over 150 years. Thousands of women passed through its doors until it closed in 2016. This exhibition explores their stories.
2018-07-13
2018-10-08
Historic maps and plans of Islington (1553-1894)
The exhibition highlights selected maps illustrating the topographical history of Islington from 16th-century rural village to an urban Victorian district.
2019-04-01
2019-05-31
This exhibition celebrates music hall and variety entertainment throughout a time when Islington was London’s undisputed ‘Parish of Pleasure’!
2019-07-25
2019-10-22
Fifty years of tackling poverty in Islington
This exhibition charts IPR’s development over the past 50 years, from its response to welfare reform to its continued endeavour to meet the changing needs of local residents.
2019-11-01
2020-01-21
‘Mobilise! Mobilise!
Drawing inspiration from photographs, artist Niki Gibbs worked with Holloway Fire Station on Hornsey Road, Islington, to capture its four crews going about their routine daily work.
2020-02-01
2020-03-17

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