Visiting the Migration Museum
Address: Lewisham Shopping Centre (Entrance in Central Square), London SE13 7HB
Open Wednesday–Sunday, 11am–5.30pm (5pm close on Sundays)
Free admission – no booking required
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.
Please note: From October 2023 until December 2023, we will be revising our opening hours in Lewisham to 3 days per week:
Admission: Free – no booking
Please get in touch with us in advance if you are planning to bring a group to visit the museum by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Migration Museum is a welcoming space for families, with activities for children of all ages whether you come on a weekday, during the school holidays, or visit during one of our Family Fun Days.
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.
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 email@example.com or on 020 3488 4508 (during opening hours).
For more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 020 3488 4508 (please note that calls will only be answered during public opening hours).