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Local Museums, Libraries, Archives and Galleries

Arsenal Museum

Arsenal Football Club Museum, in the Emirates Stadium at the Northern Triangle Building, tells the history of this world famous team.

 

British Postal Museum and Archive

The leading resource for all aspects of British postal history.

 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

This museum shows works from the remarkable collection of modern Italian art created by Eric and Salome Estorick.

 

Freightliners Farm

A real working farm in action in the heart of Islington.

 

Islington Local History Centre

The story of Islington from Anglo-Saxon village to major urban centre is told through the unique collections at Islington Local History Centre.

 

Islington Museum

Islington Museum, on St John Street, displays the borough's history, famous residents and changing exhibitions.

 

London Canal Museum

The London Canal Museum, in New Wharf Road, explores the history of London's canals in a 19th century icehouse.

 

London Metropolitan Archives

The LMA holds historic London archives and an extensive photographic collection.

 

Marx Memorial Library

A socialist library and archive housed in the oldest building on Clerkenwell Green.

 

Museum and Library of the Order of St John

A museum telling the story of the Knights of the Order of St John, with regular guided tours of the ancient crypt in Grand Priory Church and inside the 16th century gatehouse.

 

Society of Genealogists

A membership charity that encourages the study of geneaology and heraldry. Introductory library tours and advice for new members is available.

 

Wesley's House and the Museum of Methodism

The Museum of Methodism tells the history of Methodism its contribution to shaping Britain’s political and social history. John Wesley’s House, his home for over a decade, is one of the finest surviving small Georgian townhouses in London.