Soldiers and Suffragettes: The Photography of Christina Broom

Women swimming the Thames

Author Caitlin Davies writes on the incredible late 18th and early 19th century women, who defied convention and swam the Thames.
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Pankhurst-thumbnail.jpgSoldiers and Suffragettes: The Photography of Christina Broom

From First World War soldiers to Suffragette processions, view life in London at the start of the 20th century.

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  • Second Saturdays
    Get creative as a family with activities every second Saturday of the month.
  • Summer holidays
    Explore photography and the work of Christina Broom with crafts, digital workshops and art for families.  

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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.

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Photography events

Christina Broom standing behind her camera and tripod

Book now for events inspired by pioneer photographer Christina Broom including a curator talk with Soldiers and Suffragettes curator Anna Sparham and an early photography workshop.
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Under 5s weekly events

Weekly events for under 5s

Join us every Monday and Thursday during term-time for babies and under 5s sessions to learn, play and explore together at our events for our younger audience and their parents and carers.
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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
Christina Broom last entry at 5.15pm
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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