Visiting the Migration Museum

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

Opening times: Wednesdays–Sundays, 11am–5.30pm (5pm close on Sundays)
Free admission – advance booking not required

UPDATE ON 05/01/2022: We are open again as usual from today – we look forward to seeing you soon.

How to find us
Opening hours
Group 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).

Where possible, please walk or cycle and avoid driving or using public transport when visiting us, especially during peak hours. Free cycle racks are located on Molesworth Street, Rennell Street and Lewisham High Street.

If you need to travel via public transport or car, here’s how you can reach us:

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.

Opening hours

UPDATE ON 05/01/2022: We are open again as usual from today – we look forward to seeing you soon.

We are open Wednesdays–Sundays, from 11am–5.30pm (5pm on Sundays). Admission is free and advance booking is not required.

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.

School, college and university visits

UPDATE ON 05/01/2022 – We are pleased to be welcoming education visits again. We only have a few spaces left for the Spring Term (we are welcoming visits until Friday 11 February, after which date our galleries will be closed until early April for installation of our new exhibition). We have greater availability for education visits in the Summer Term, once we have reopened with an exciting new exhibition.

If you would like to enquire about making a booking, or to discuss education workshops, teacher training and CPD please email .

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).