Hackney Museum and Archives has a recognised specialism in producing creative exhibition, education and outreach programmes with an expertise in histories which explore migration, race, identity, home and belonging. Their work explores the interconnections between the local and the global through the stories of the people who have made Hackney. Hackney Museum’s mission is ‘To collect, conserve and hold in trust the heritage of the borough to encourage a sense of local identity and pride.’ Hackney Museum currently delivers educational sessions to over 3000 primary and secondary school pupils a year.
Museum Address and Opening Times:
Technology And Learning Centre
1 Reading Lane
Tues, Weds, Fri: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Thurs: 9.30am – 8pm, Sat: 10am – 5pm
Closed: Sun, Mon and Bank Holidays
Hackney Archives Address and Opening Times:
Dalston CLR James Library and Hackney Archives
Dalston CLR James Library
Tues-Thurs 9.30am – 5.30pm
Fri 9.30am – 1pm; Sat 10am – 5pm
Closed Mon and Sun.