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Valence House Museum 

"One of the best local history museums in London" (Museums Journal) 

Welcome to Valence House, the only surviving manor house in Dagenham. It dates back to Medieval times and is still partially surrounded by a moat.

Following extensive refurbishment, exciting new Galleries tell the story of Barking and Dagenham and its people throughout the ages. The Archives and Local Studies collection has relocated to the new Visitor Centre.

Admission free (some events are ticketed)

Opening times: Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm (except public holidays)

Valence House leaflet

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Valence House location map


Valence House Museum

Becontree Avenue




Phone: 020 8227 5222

Fax: 020 8593 6177

Email: valencehousemuseum@lbbd.gov.uk