Vestry House Museum
The museum courtyard
|Type||Local History, Public Archives|
|Owner||Waltham Forest Council|
|Public transit access||Walthamstow Central|
Vestry House Museum is a history museum in Walthamstow, focussing on the heritage of the local area. The collection includes various artifacts dating from the Victorian Era to the 20th Century including numerous archived documents and photographs.
Vestry House was originally built as a workhouse and was later used as a police station and also as private housing (amongst the exhibits is a replica police cell demonstrating one of the building's previous uses). The building became a museum in 1931.
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