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Things to do in Tower Hamlets

The original East End of London, at the heart of the Docklands and Canary Wharf

Known for...   Eastenders, Canary Wharf, West India Docks, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Brick Lane



 

  Attractions

Museum Of London Docklands FREE

The history of London's river, port and people.
West India Quay
London
E14 4AL

02070019844

 

Canary Wharf FREE

If skyscrapers and high living is your thing, then take a trip to Canary Wharf.
London
E14 5AB

 

British Music Experience

It's Britain's museum of popular music, covering the full amazing spectrum of UK pop history right up to the present day.
North Greenwich
London
SE10 0BB

 

Three Mills Island FREE

Originally built in 1776, House Mill is the largest existing tidal mill in the world. The surrounding park includes the Wild Kingdom children's play area.
Three Mill Lane
London
E3 3DU

 

West India Docks

Discover and experience the atmosphere of these historic London docks, surrounded by the modern developments of Canary Wharf.
London
E14 9YQ

 

ArcelorMittal Orbit

Climb the UK's largest sculpture and ride on the world’s longest and tallest tunnel slide.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
5 Thornton Street
London
E20 2AD

03338008099

 
 

  Parks

Old Ford Island FREE

This reserve is an open grassland, surrounded by scrub on the River Lee. It is found in the heart of the new Olympic Park.
Wick Lane
Newham
Greater London
E3 2NW

 

Pepys Park FREE

Consists of a number of open spaces set between Lewisham's frontage along the river Thames and Grove Street.
Grove Street
Deptford
SE8 3QQ

 

Deptford Park FREE

An oasis of greenery in a heavily urbanised area of the borough. Bordered by mature plane trees, it makes a pleasant walk.
Scawen Road
London
SE8 5AG

Recommended by Ronnie Hall, London

 
 

  Galleries

Herald St

Popular lcoal gallery with a varied programme.
2 Herald St
E2 6JT

02071682566

 

The Wapping Project

A gallery focusing on lens-based media.
Wapping Power Station
Wapping Wall
E1W 3SG

02076802080

 

Maureen Paley

Contemporary art gallery.
21 Herald St
E2 6JT

02077294112

 

The Nunnery

Contemporary art space run by Bow Arts.
181 Bow Rd
E3 2SJ

02087095292

 

The Agency

Contemporary art gallery.
66 Evelyn Street
SE8 5DD

 
 

  Cinema

Genesis Cinema

Independent cinema.
93-95 Mile End Road
Stepney
London
E1 4UJ

 

Odeon Surrey Quays

Multi-screen cinema.
Surrey Quays Leisure Park
Redriff Road
London
SE16 7LL

03330144501

 
 

  Theatre

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

One of London's leading childrens, disability and youth theatre resources.
43 White Horse Road
London
E1 0ND

 
 

  Live Music

The O2 Arena

State of the art concert arena. Also home to various music clubs, exhibitions, a cinema and more.
Peninsula Square
City of London
SE10 0DX

 
 

  Leisure centres

London Aquatics Centre

Offers affordable swimming and fitness facilities to all ages and abilities.
Olympic Park
London
E20 2ZQ

02085363150

 

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