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About Redbridge Museum

Redbridge Museum explores the many different people, places and events which are part of the history of Redbridge.

Since opening in 2000, the Museum has worked with hundreds of local people, has produced more than 70 exhibitions and displays, attracted more than 200,000 visitors, held over 600 family activities, and taught 33,518 school pupils.

Watch a short film to find out more about how Redbridge Museum works in partnership with local groups and individuals.

Redbridge and the First World War: An Exhibition

11 November - 30 May 2015

This major exhibition by Redbridge Museum uncovers some of the local impacts of the First World War. Based on new research, the exhibition explores how the war affected local life, the international nature of the conflict and the family histories of today's Redbridge residents.

The display features a wealth of historic objects, photographs and personal items, many on display for the first time. The exhibition also includes films made by Wanstead High School students and artist Victoria Lucas, working with the Museum and the National Portrait Gallery.

Redbridge Museum also offers an extensive programme for schools about the First World War.

  • Admission to this exhibition is free
  • Times - Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm and Saturday 10am-4pm


Water World: A fun, family exhibition

Coming soon: 21 July - 5 September

This summer, let Redbridge Museum take you on a watery adventure. Find out how water keeps us alive, learn about the clouds in the sky, discover wet and wonderful wildlife, wash clothes in a Victorian laundry or join the Fire Brigade and use your hose to fight fires! Explore the world of water in this fun interactive exhibition. Discover more about science and your local history through hands-on display, games, puzzles and much more.

  • Admission to this exhibition is free
  • Times: Tuesday- Friday 10am-5pm and Saturday 10am-4pm


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