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Visiting Islington Museum

Information about what's on, where we are, visiting hours and accessibility.

What's on

Islington Museum's permanent display includes objects and stories from Islington’s local history, from prehistory to today. Most of our collection is from the 1700s onwards.

For information about our current temporary exhibitions, email or call 020 7527 2837. View previous temporary exhibitions.

Visit us

Admission is free. There's no need to book or make an appointment.

Opening times 

  • Monday: 10am-5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-5pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 10am-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm

We encourage all visitors to wear a face covering, sanitise hands and follow social distancing.


We are located close to the junction of St John Street and Skinner Street, beneath Finsbury Library.  

Our address is: 

245 St John Street

Find us on Google Maps.

Access information

The museum is fully wheelchair accessible and has an accessible toilet. Our DisabledGo profile will give you an access guide to the venue.

Public transport

  • Bus: 153
  • Tube: Angel (Northern Line), Farringdon (Metropolitan, Circle, Hammersmith and City, and Elizabeth lines)
  • Train: Farringdon (Thameslink)

Get in contact

Telephone: 020 7527 2837


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