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The London 2012 Cauldron

Celebrating the unforgettable moment it was revealed to the world, our new gallery offers a permanent home for this iconic symbol of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.


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Summer holiday fun

Get arty about London with our free family events from 12-26 August.

  • Late London: sonic city
    International artist Scanner takes over at Late London at the Museum of London Docklands.
  • Under 5s
    Learn, play and explore together in weekly sessions for our younger audience.
  • Archaeological zoo
    Discover zoological items at this archaeological archive adult tour.

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The Suffragettes

The Museum of London holds an impressive collection of prints and objects relating to the 'Votes for Women' campaign.

View this collection online or visit our free galleries to see a selection of it up close.

  • Theatrical ephemera
    Take a look through over a thousand theatrical portraits, which provide a record of the performers, their roles, the costumes they wore and how plays in London were performed.
  • 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.

Collections and research

House of Muses

House of Muses

Enjoy our new, playful, temporary structure, outside the Museum of London.
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London walks

London walks

Enjoy a guided historical walk and uncover the secrets of the city on foot!
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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
150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN
Tel: 020 7001 9844

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