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Victorian Santa's Grotto

Meet Santa in his secret grotto in festive 19th century Sailortown.

Sat 6 – Tue 23 December

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  • 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.
  • Ghost tours
    Discover haunting tales of the London docklands in this exclusive evening tour, every Tuesday from 6 Jan.

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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

Under 5s

Mother and children at the Museum of London Docklands

Find out what family friendly activities we have on offer for under 5s at the Museum of London Docklands.
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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

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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