CultureLine is a group of 11 museums and galleries which can be found along the length of the London Overground East London extension, which opened on Sunday 23 May 2010. The new line runs from Highbury and Islington in North London to
Amongst the myriad treasures waiting to be discovered at CultureLine museums are George Washington’s false teeth, a marine iguana from
CultureLine attractions, which are all within walking distance of stations along the line, range from the family-friendly exhibitions and gardens of the Horniman Museum in Forest Hill and the elegant English domestic interiors at the Geffrye Museum in Shoreditch, to a celebration of local people at the Museum of Croydon and an international programme of contemporary and 20th century art at the Whitechapel Gallery. Housed in beautiful historic buildings, many with impressive gardens, these museums offer an exciting alternative to central
CultureLine is funded by the Museums, Libraries and Archives (MLA) Council through the Renaissance programme.