Museum

British Red Cross Museum & Archives

London, United Kingdom

Address

  • 44 Moorfields
  • London
  • England
  • EC2Y 9AL
  • United Kingdom

Regular hours

Monday
10:00 – 16:00
by appointment
Tuesday
10:00 – 16:00
by appointment
Wednesday
10:00 – 16:00
by appointment
Thursday
10:00 – 16:00
by appointment
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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About

The museum and archives exist to collect, preserve and make accessible the history of the British Red Cross and its place in the context of the international movement to a wide audience.

The collection comprises records generated by and artefacts acquired by the organisation from its formation in 1870 to the present day.

The museum collection includes: UK and international service equipment, uniform, medals and badges awarded to staff and volunteers, items relating to the lives of beneficiaries, food and emergency relief parcels, art work, and a significant poster collection.

The archive collection includes: Records from different UK are offices, a large collection of personnel records for both volunteers and staff, personal papers and photographic and film collections.