About our collections

The Museum of London collects a huge variety of objects relating to London, its history and its people, past and present.

What we collect

Learn about the many different fields in which the Museum of London collects, from medieval artefacts to oral history recordings.

History of our collections

Discover the origins of the Museum of London collections, and the history of the earlier Guildhall Museum and London Museum.

Other collections and archives

Some of the major archive collections held at the museum, including the Museum of London Archaeological Archive, the Sainsbury Archive, and the Centre for Human Bioarchaeology.

Access and enquiries

Ask the Museum of London staff a question, or book a visit to research the collections.