About

Barn LogoThe Upminster Tithe Barn houses a collection of artifacts of nostalgic origin and is located in Hall Lane, Upminster in the London Borough of Havering.

First opened as a museum on 1st May 1976, it is owned by Havering London Borough Council and run in partnership with the Hornchurch and District Historical Society.

The museum holds around 14,500 artifacts of domestic and agricultural use, ranging from Roman times to the present day.

The thatched building the museum is located in dates from the 15th century and is commonly known as the Tithe Barn , however there is no evidence to suggest it was ever used for the collection of tithes .

The Tithe Barn stands 18 metres wide by 12 metres high and 45 metres long.

► Find out more about the construction of the barn

► Read about the history of the barn

► Discover what the barn was used for over the years

► Learn more about the restoration of the barn