Redbridge Museum

Redbridge Museum in Ilford

Redbridge Museum explores the many different people, places and events which are part of the history of Redbridge. Since opening in 2000, the Museum has worked with hundreds of local people, has produced more than 70 exhibitions and displays, attracted more than 200,000 visitors, held over 600 family activities, and taught 33,518 school pupils. Redbridge Museum creates a sense of place and belonging for local residents from diverse backgrounds. It is a unique learning resource for children, families and general visitors and increases the quality of life for local residents and visitors to the area. It is a key part of Redbridge Council’s cultural provision. What's in the Museum? Meet some of the people who have lived and worked in Redbridge between 1940 and today. Discover how Redbridge grew from a number of villages to a modern suburb between 1900 and 1939. Find out what life was like in the local area in the 1800s.

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