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The museum at 12 Cable Street is a museum dedicated to the history of the East London in the 1880's, providing a serious examination of the crimes of Jack the Ripper within the social context of the period. For the first time it tells the story of...more
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The museum is based in a very small terraced house over 4 floors. The same information about the women that were killed is repeated in each room and it is only a copy of what his house could have looked like. The entry fee is...More
Unless you are the biggest fan of the Ripper the museum is not worth the taxi ride or the entrance fee.
£12 to walk around a house with a lot of "this is what we think, could, may have been something to do with Jack...More
We booked the museum and tour as my son was doing a school project on Jack the Ripper. The lady in the museum gave my son a leaflet especially for school children and prewarned us about areas of the museum that may have been unsuitable...More
The museum was superb, really atmospheric. Patricia on the front desk was lovely - helpful and informative. Phil the Ripper tour guide was great, the tour was really fascinating. We would definitely do this again - top rate. Thank you
I love learning about serial killers and Jack The Ripper is one of my favorites. The rooms were all very interesting and informative. The lady in the front was very nice and knew a lot, she was very fun to chat with. We didnt have...More
It's a small museum, but packed with all the relevant facts and information about 1888 and the crimes that took place in Whitechapel, worth a visit and definitely talk to Patricia who was very welcoming and knowledgeable. Many thanks from guiding_angles_agency
Whether you're here for its dynamic street life, world class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden squares, these days you're more likely to catch a
cutting edge fashionista scurrying through its age old lanes than criminals of any sort.
It should be ok to go in with a small backpack. It is a small museum but not very busy and the attendants seem to be friendly and accommodating. It doesn't take long to look round - I'd say about 1 to 1.5 hrs. depending... More
It should be ok to go in with a small backpack. It is a small museum but not very busy and the attendants seem to be friendly and accommodating. It doesn't take long to look round - I'd say about 1 to 1.5 hrs. depending on how much you want to read.