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Vestry House Museum

Discover the story of Waltham Forest as told through many fascinating household objects and displays.

Open: Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm, FREE entry

Vestry House Museum tells the story of Waltham Forest through its collection of over 100,000 historical objects and themed displays. It gives a fascinating glimpse into how people lived, and how the borough has changed over time. Highlights include the famous Bremer Car, a Victorian parlour, extensive toy collections, and a beautiful volunteer-run garden.

It also hosts Waltham Forest Archives and Local Studies Library. You can research family history, the history of a house, street or area, or subjects for school / academic projects.

Visits are by appointment on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Email:

See: Archives and Local Studies Library – Vestry House Museum


Vestry House Museum
Vestry Road
London E17 9NH

Call: 020 8496 4391

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