19 Princelet Street Open Days

© Joel Pike/19 Princelet Street
19 Princelet Street, Brick Lane Sunday June 14 2015 - Sunday June 21 2015 Free

Housed in a Grade II* listed building, an unrestored 1719 Huguenot silk merchant's home which also contains a concealed synagogue dating from 1869, 19 Princelet Street (also known as the Museum of Immigration and Diversity) is London's 'museum of conscience'. The building is only open to the public a few times a year, and the first two openings in 2015 mark Refugee Week. Explore the tiny east end home in which a group of French immigrants became London citizens and find out more about the aspects of their culture which have influenced the Spitalfields area over the centuries, most notably weaving. Entry is free but donations are welcome.

Venue name: 19 Princelet Street
Contact:
Address:
London
E1 6QH
Transport: Tube: Liverpool St
Price: Free
Event phone: 020 7247 53524
Event website: http://www.19princeletstreet.org.uk/

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Solly

Went to see a historic Spitalfields building and came away understanding more about myself, my roots and my place in the World. Simply stunning.

Soleil

Went to see a historic Spitalfields building and came away understanding more about myself, my roots, and my place in the world. Simply stunning.

adi

wonderful exhibition, gets you thinking about immigration and immigrants. interesting and inspiring. very recommended