Victorian Slum House

Victorian Slum House takes viewers back to the British slums of the 1800s, where a group of modern-day families, couples and individuals recreate life in London'’s East End as their forbearers once lived between 1860-1900.

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The 1890s


London recovers from an economic depression.

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The 1880s


Learn why, despite high unemployment and intolerable conditions, people flock to London.

The 1870s


Witness a dire economic depression heightened by the arrival of Irish migrants.

The 1860s


Follow participants into a tenement to live and work as their East End ancestors once did.