Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update
The permanent displays of Vestry House Museum remain closed until further notice.
The special exhibition We Are Here is open on Fridays and Saturdays during October 2020, Black History Month. Places are strictly limited so you must book in advance.
To get the latest COVID-19 information from Waltham Forest Council sign up at www.walthamforest.gov.uk/covid19enews.
Vestry House Museum presents the history of Waltham Forest. Situated in Walthamstow Village, the building used to house the parish workhouse, and was later a police station and private home.
It now contains themed displays capturing the unique heritage of the local area and includes the famous Bremer Car, a Victorian parlour, costume gallery and wonderful display of locally manufactured toys and games.
A collection of 80,000 historic photographs from across the Borough is accessible to everyone by appointment. The beautiful volunteer-run garden is an oasis in which to relax and enjoy the arrival of spring.