Archaeology events

Guests at Archaeological Archive event
Guests at Archaeological Archive event
Guests at Archaeological Archive event
Guests at Archaeological Archive event
Guests at Archaeological Archive event

Paupers, pilgrims and priories

Sat 4 & 18 Apr, 11am – 12.30 & 2-3.30pm
What made people travel miles by land and sea to visit a shrine or touch a relic? Journey through the Archaeological Archive and uncover the power of belief in Medieval London.
Book in advance £7.88 (inclu. £0.38 booking fee)
TOUR Museum of London Archaeological Archive 

Roman fort gate tours

17 Apr 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm
Tour the remains of the western gate of London’s Roman military fort, located beneath the streets next to the museum. Please note: this tour begins at the Museum of London
Book in advance 
£2.65, Friends FREE (inclu. £0.15 booking fee)
TOUR Roman Fort Gate

Hidden London

Sat 2 & 16 May, 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30-3pm
What lies beneath the Gherkin or the Olympic Park’s Velodrome? Explore archaeological secrets from beneath some of London’s most iconic buildings.
Book in advance £7.50
TOUR Museum of London Archaeological Archive

Around the world in 90 days

Sat 6 & 20 Jun, 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30-3pm
London has been a centre for mercantile and illicit trade for over 2000 years – explore some of London’s unique imports at a behind-the-scenes tour. Get a chance to handle Elizabethan east end booty and explore exotic imports from around the globe.
Book in advance £7.50
TOUR Museum of London Archaeological Archive 

Festival of British Archaeology 

Roman archaeology under your feet
Sat 4 & 18 Jul, 11.15am – 1.15pm & 2.15-4.15pm
Go on an interactive walk with our team of guides from the museum’s Archaeological Archive. Discover the evidence of Londinium, found beneath the city’s streets on a walk from the museum, around various Roman sites in the City of London, finishing at the Guildhall amphitheatre.
WALK Museum of London
Book in advance £12.50 (concs and Friends £10)

Open day: Billingsgate Roman House & Baths
Sun 12 Jul, 11am – 4pm
Museum curators and students from University College London open the doors to the fascinating remains of a Roman house and baths, rarely open to the public. Come and see how people lived and bathed in Roman London!
DROP IN Billingsgate Roman House & Baths
FREE

Archaeology up close: Romans in Southwark
Mon 20 Jul, 12-2pm
Find out about the fascinating remains of a large Roman public building that was discovered in Southwark Street in the 1980s. Archaeological Archive volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and show objects from the site.
DROP IN Museum of London
FREE

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