Museum Redevelopment Project

Islington Museum is about to redesign its permanent gallery and facilities.

Islington Museum was established by a team of volunteers, at Finsbury Town Hall in 1988, before moving to its current home at 245 St John Street, in 2008.

The displays tell many fascinating local stories and showcase a variety of interesting objects but need updating to better reflect and serve our audiences in Islington, today.

Over the next few months we will be working with local groups, communities and visitors to find out what you think about the museum and its facilities. Your ideas and reflections will shape the designs we put together for the future Islington Museum!

Interior of the Museum by the Information Desk. These displays have not been updated since 2008.

Get involved

We have a number of ways you can get involved in our redesign. Check out the events below and pop in to have your say!

In the Gallery

  • Fill in one of our surveys as you go around the museum. Hand it in at the desk to get a chocolate in thanks!
  • Short on time? Visit our engagement boards near the front desk. Answer our quick promps and collect your chocolate from the front desk.

Events

We have the following free events available for families and adults. Get in touch to book on – places going quick!

Project Updates

11th October 2021: The museum’s redevelopment project has officially begun! For more information about why we’re redeveloping and what it means, check out the blog post here. Want to know how you can get involved? Check out the rest of this page for more!

Project Blog

11th October 2021: Islington Museum is getting a new look…

Want more information?

Get in touch with any queries via:

Islington.Museum@islington.gov.uk

OR

020 7527 2837.

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