Visiting the Migration Museum

Visiting the Migration Museum in Lewisham


Address: Lewisham Shopping Centre (Entrance in Central Square), London SE13 7HB

The Migration Museum in Lewisham is currently temporarily closed – we’re reopening on 7 March 2024.

How to find us
Opening hours
Group visits
Family visits
School, college and university visits
Accessibility
What’s on
Contact us

How to find us

The Migration Museum is based in Lewisham Shopping Centre. The entrance is on Central Square, in the heart of the shopping centre (opposite Starbucks and next door to TK Maxx).

Train: Lewisham station is a 5-minute walk, with frequent Southeastern services to London Bridge, London Charing Cross, London Cannon Street, London Victoria and stations across south-east London and Kent.

DLR: Lewisham DLR station is a 4-minute walk, with regular direct services to Bank and easy access to Stratford, Tower Gateway, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal.

Bus: A large number of buses stop directly outside or near the shopping centre: 21, 47, 54, 75, 122, 136, 178, 180, 181, 185, 199, 208, 225, 261, 273, 284, 321, 380 and 436.

Car: Lewisham Shopping Centre has multi-storey car parking facilities with lift and stair access. For a list of tariffs and charges, please visit the Lewisham Shopping Centre website.

We’ve put together a video to help you find your way to us from Lewisham National Rail and DLR stations and from local bus stops – view here or click on the play button on the video at the top of this page. Video by Shiyu Lou.

Opening hours

Please note: The Migration Museum is currently temporarily closed to public. We’re re-opening on 7 March 2024 with our Heart of the Nation exhibition.

Group visits

Please get in touch with us in advance if you are planning to bring a group to visit the museum by emailing us at info@migrationmuseum.org.

Family visits

The Migration Museum is a welcoming space for families, with activities for children of all ages whether you come on a weekday, weekend or during the school holidays.

The museum has lots of interactive spaces, as well as colouring tables and a family trail you can use to explore the museum together with your children. For more information to help you plan your visit, please see our Family Visits Frequently Asked Questions.

School, college and university visits

We are not currently taking new bookings for facilitated and self-directed learning visits. We will be resuming bookings for facilitated visits for Years 5 and up from Summer Term 2024 onwards. Please see our Planning your education visit page for more information.

Accessibility

The Migration Museum and Lewisham Shopping Centre are fully accessible for wheelchair users. If you have specific questions about access requirements, please contact us at info@migrationmuseum.org or on 020 3488 4508 (during opening hours).

What’s on

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Contact us

For more information, please email us at info@migrationmuseum.org or call us on 020 3488 4508 (please note that calls will only be answered during public opening hours).

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