London holiday lets near London museums
Apr
13

Geffrey Museum

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London holiday lets in the East End are popular and plentiful.  If you visit London and stay in the East End then the Geffrey Museum is a must see. If you want to see for yourself and learn more about how people have lived through the centuries, this is museum for you!

People tend to get all misty eyed when talking about and recommending the Geffrye Museum to others. One visitor is quoted on their webpage as saying that she wished she had discovered this place years ago and would spread the word. It is also often described as an oasis in the heart of the city as it is surrounded by gardens, and located in old almshouses – large houses built to provide care and shelter for the aging and the poor.  If you plan to visit London, search carefully and you may even find London holiday lets nearby.

Before you visit London, peruse the website to discover more .  Here is a paragraph quoted from the museum’s own webpage describing their mission:
The Geffrye focuses on the urban living rooms and gardens of the English middle classes. Our collections show how homes have been used and furnished over the past 400 years, reflecting changes in society and behaviour as well as style, fashion and taste. A series of period rooms lead visitors on a walk through time from 17th century oak furniture and panelling, past muted Georgian elegance and eclectic Victorian style, to 20th century modernity and contemporary living.  These rooms are complemented by a sequence of period gardens and a walled herb garden which illustrate the role of the garden in home life. The gardens are open from 29 March to 31 October.  The Geffrye is a much-loved gem in the lively and creative Hoxton area – historically a centre for furniture-making and market gardening.

This wonderful museum in located in Hoxton E2, once of London’s most popular and vibrant areas – we offer several London holiday lets in this location.
“Fantastic location in a hip and culturally diverse area of London. In the immediate area head East towards Hoxton and the lively local street markets of Columbia Road flower market, Brick Lane, Broadway Market, Spitalfields and Pettycoat Lane. Much loved by artists and city financiers alike the area offers vibrant restaurants, music venues, bars and night life as well as renowned galleries and museums – the Cube and Geffrye Museum being perhaps best known.”

When you visit London you will discover that London holiday lets in Hoxton and Shoreditch are popular through the year and quality homes are booked well in advance.

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