Temporary closure of museum: due to unforeseen circumstances and to complete essential emergency electrical works this week, the museum will be closed to general visitors from Wednesday 18 July to Friday 20 July. For any enquiries, please ring the Museum on 020 8808 8772. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Museum and Archive opening hours
Wednesday to Sunday 1pm-5pm
- Visiting groups including schools may book to visit at other times
- Local History Archives Search-room
Wednesday and alternate Saturdays 1pm-5pm
Thursday and Friday 9.30am-5pm
- It is usually necessary and always advisable to book an appointment. We may not otherwise be able to accommodate your visit.
- The Museum and Archive Service are always closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday and the summer Bank Holidays.
Exhibitions cover the history of the local area and Bruce Castle itself, and include many examples of local paintings, photographs and prints. There is an interactive exhibition devoted to local inventors and the museum hosts regular temporary local history and art exhibitions.
Visiting groups are welcome. The Museum offers free workshops for schools and community groups and lots of activities for families at weekends and during school holidays.
How to get here
Underground to Seven Sisters then 123 or 243 bus to Bruce Castle. Underground to Wood Green then 123 or 243 bus to Bruce Castle.
243 and 123 buses stop outside the museum.
Overland rail to Bruce Grove then 10 minute walk up Bruce Grove.
If you are driving there is a free car park behind the museum via Church Lane (not suitable for coaches/buses).
For more detailed information on any of the above contact: Tel 020 8808 8772.
The Museum is free to all visitors.
Bruce Castle Museum
Tel 020 8808 8772
Fax 020 8808 4118
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