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The Geffrye Museum on Kingsland Road, East London has a new exhibit on called “Christmas Past”. Admission is free and the museum though small, hosts a variety of other “Period Rooms” with historically accurate depictions of homes from the 1600s to the 20th century.

Christmas, 1935. Photo Courtesy of the Londonist.

Christmas, 1935. Photo Courtesy of the Londonist.

The museum (opened in 1914) by the then local city council. It museum was originally a house (built in 1714), built with funds from Sir Robert Feffrye, who the museum is named for.

Christmas, 1870; photo courtesy of the Londonist

Christmas, 1870; photo courtesy of the Londonist

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