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Actress in SailortownInternational Women's Day Celebration

Free family events about amazing women from London's docklands and beyond with stories, crafts and creative sessions for families with girls and boys aged 0-11 years on Sat 7 March.

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  • Under 5s
    Find out about our regular Mudlarks sessions for babies and under 5s.
  • Second Saturdays
    Get creative as a family with activities every second saturday of the month.
  • Sherlock Holmes at the Museum of London
    Find out more about an exciting new exhibition at our other museum site, delving into the mind of the world’s most famous fictional detective.

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The Great Dock Strike - 125 years on

In the year of the 125th anniversary of the Great Dock Strike, curator Georgina Young reflects on this particular passage of docklands' history.

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Collections in focus:London and the Olympics

London 2012 was the latest chapter in our long history of involvement with the Olympic movement, as the city hosted the modern Olympic Games twice before - in 1908 and 1948.
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  • Roman coins
    Our collection of over 5000 roman coins charts the Roman age; from the height of the Republic through to the dawn of the Byzantine age in the east.
  • Dress for dance
    The variety found in the museum's collection of dance costumes maps London's complex cultural landscape.

Collections and research

Ghost tours

Mother and children at the Museum of London Docklands

Discover haunting tales of the London docklands in this exclusive evening tour every Tuesday.
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Walking tours

Walking tours at the Museum of London Docklands

From ancient ruins to modern day facades, London is a city of many stories, brought to life in one of our walking tours starting at the Museum of London Docklands.
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Discover the history of London and its people

Opening hours:
Mon-Sun: 10am – 6pm
Galleries begin to close at 5.40pm
Closed: 24 to 26 Dec

The 3rd floor will be partially inaccessible until 31 March while we prepare a new introductory exhibition. All other areas will be open and our events programme will continue as usual.

How to find us

Museum of London Docklands
No.1 Warehouse
West India Quay, London E14 4AL
Tel: 020 7001 9844

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