See our opening times page for details of some room closures on Saturday 25 January.

Behind the scenes: terrific textiles

Get hands on with the hidden treasures of our textiles collection.

We have a number of pieces of costume that were once part of the Inner London Education Authority’s collection, which we are re-discovering through an audit of the collection store. Hold some of these pieces in your hands as you discover more about the history of these textiles.

Feel history in your hands and have a conversation with Lisa, our collections and research officer, to  find out more about the objects and the stories they tell.