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Visit the Geoffrye Museum for their latest step back in time for interiors. There are various opening dates and times for this special exhibition, onwards from April 19th, with audio guides available. Visit their calendar of events for full listings. 

Geffrye’s restored 18th-century almshouse, which has been taken back to its original condition and offers a rare glimpse into the lives of London’s poor and elderly in the 1780s and 1880s.

‘An almshouse is charitable housing provided to enable people (typically elderly people who can no longer work to earn enough to pay rent) to live in a particular community.’ 


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