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Jack the Ripper Museum

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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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12 Cable Street, London E1 8JG, England
Whitechapel
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank WestYorkshireKarenS
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little house made to look Victorian, set the scene. I won't give away any of the contents, you have to see it for yourself Teenage sons liked it too, bonus

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank gilinds31
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cgsbm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love it our man that took us around was on his last day ever. Sad, but he was really great. Found out loads of things about London that I didn't know. Love every bit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SharonB2154
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank amber4352019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this museum on the recommendation of a relative and we were not disappointed. Although a bit hard to find it was a little gem. Very informative and life like.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank janice b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Museum is well worth a visit, the walking tour is a must, Phil the tour guide was very knowledgable and made the walk very interesting

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank josieandpete
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2019
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Whitechapel
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
...More
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Ibeth v
August 10, 2018|
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Hola, sí, puedes cambiar las entradas si nos envías un correo electrónico con antelación. Esperamos verte
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I bought the tickets locally. Unfortunately, I do not know what it's like when you buy them online and get lost in the date. Sorry. Greetings Luzifer1969
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Response from judyh84 | Reviewed this property |
Hi 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
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