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William Morris Gallery

Lloyd Park Forest Road | Forest Road, Walthamstow, Waltham Forest E17 4PP, England
+44 20 8496 4390
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Michael Webb London

A beautifully restored building in and out with an atrium that is a cafe that over looks Lloyd park... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Micky W
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Fabulous local museum

I have visited the William Morris Gallery multiple times, as I love a short train ride away. It is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Rachel N
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The William Morris Gallery is the only public gallery devoted to William Morris - designer, craftsman, writer, socialist and conservationist. The Gallery is housed in the Grade II* listed building that was Morris's family home from 1848 to 1856.The William Morris Gallery reopened in August 2012 following a major redevelopment and won the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2013. William Morris Gallery is open Wednesday-Sunday 10am-5pm. Free entry.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Lloyd Park Forest Road | Forest Road, Walthamstow, Waltham Forest E17 4PP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautifully restored building in and out with an atrium that is a cafe that over looks Lloyd park the grounds & flower beds, as well as the museum they have a regular changing attractions

Thank Micky W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited the William Morris Gallery multiple times, as I love a short train ride away. It is a fantastic small museum with a good quality permanent collection and interesting temporary exhibitions. The former grounds of the house now form part of Lloyd Park,...More

Thank Rachel N
Reviewed May 26, 2017

This house is a gem if you are interested i n William Morris, and if you aren't you should be. A wonderful exhibition of the work and talents of an extraordinary man.

Thank Conquester
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Have been here a few times now and just love this place and look back at the fascinating life of "The extravagant William Morris" ... His works, art, and textiles are purely magical So ahead of his time and a pure Walthamstow genius. If you...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed May 6, 2017

As a lifelong devotee of all things William Morris from his social reform through to his handmade textiles, his friendhip circle, after dozens of visits from childhood to dotage this visit was a little disappointing. The gallery, artworks, information and exhibition are always great and...More

Thank outwitthefairies
Reviewed May 3, 2017

In a rather nice location, a great collection of Morris work, across the spectrum with additional temporary exhibitions. Also, their oyster cards in the gift shop are the most week made I've seen.

Thank Ellen D
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Walthamstow should be on every visitor to London's list. The William Morris Gallery has a lot to offer. Designer and thinker, Morris lived at this house for a period of his life. interesting displays inform and excite. The café is really good, too and the...More

Thank poosey235
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Interesting place to visit espceially when it is on your door step. The park that leads off this Gallery is lovely for a Sunday walk. It is amazing that all this is in Walthamstow. It is well worth a visit

Thank julie b
Reviewed April 9, 2017

The Gallery was home to William Morris, a large detached property on two floors. Entry is free. The rooms are well presented as you go around with a lot of items on show, clearly labelled. You are given an insight into the man, his family...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Very nice all round afternoon visit, Lovely house, very interesting exhibition on Morris's work, nice cafe overlooking the pretty gardens. Well worth a trip 👍

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