Walk the City


Walks August to December

Walks are £12.50 (concs and Friends £10) per person.

Londinium I: soldiers to gladiators
Sun 23 Aug, 11 Oct, 8 Nov, 20 Dec, 3-4.30pm
Explore 400 years of Roman Londinium in a walk to the City’s Roman amphitheatre and back again.
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Evolving city
Sun 16 Aug, 3-4.30pm
Discover the history and people of the City of London from Romans to Lord Mayors, historic buildings to modern architecture.
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Blitz in the City
Sun 9 Aug, 27 sep, 18 Oct, 6 Dec, 3-4.30pm
Join us to hear about the history uncovered by the destruction caused to the city in the Blitz of 1940 41.
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Sun 13 Sep & 15 Nov, 3-4.30pm
Take a stroll through medieval and Tudor Smithfield and explore scenes of executions, plague and bodysnatching!
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Londinium II: defences to civic centre
Sun 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 29 Nov, 3-4.30pm
A walk from the Eastern Wall through the city to the site of Roman London’s grandest monument, the forum and basilica, taking in London’s hidden Roman sites along the way.
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Sat 5 Sep, Sun 13 Dec, 4-5.30pm
From roman burial sites to a thriving market place, explore the history of Spitalfields.
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City green spaces
Wed 9 Sep & 7 Oct, 2-3.30pm
Explore the history of the gardens, churchyards and parks in the City of London.
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Tue 15 Sep, 13 Oct, 17 Nov, 15 Dec, 2-3.30pm
Discover feisty residents, royal love, and priceless jewels in a tour of one of London's most historic streets.
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Isle of Dogs
Thu 24 Sep, 22 Oct, 26 Nov, 2-3.30pm
Discover how generations of dockers left their mark on the area.
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Special walks

All special walks are £20 per person.

Shakespeare's London
Sat 15 Aug, 10.30am – 12.30pm
See the sights of Shakespeare’s London with a knowledgeable Museum of London guide. Walk the banks of the Thames, London’s original Theatre-land, before you traverse the river to the City streets that inspired the Bard's plays and were his home.
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Sherlock Holmes walking tour
Wed 28 & Sat 31 Oct,  11am - 12.30pm
Starting at Baker Street, take in the sights and sounds of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Victorian London, as well as scenes you might recognise from TV and film.
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Women’s movement

Sat 8 & 22 Aug, 12 &24 Sep, 17 Oct, 14 Nov, 12 Dec, 11am – 1pm
Discover what life was like for women at the dawn of the 20th century.
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London 2012 before and after
Sat 22 Aug, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Discover the effects and legacy of the regeneration of Stratford to accommodate the London 2012 Olympics.
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London, sugar and slavery
Sat 8 & 29 Aug, Sun 25 Oct, Sat 28 Nov, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Explore the lasting effects of the slave trade on a walk around London.
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Crime Uncovered
Sat 10, 24 Oct, 7 Nov, 5, 19 Dec, 11am – 1pm

Uncover the history of forensic techniques, detection methods and ‘thief-taking’ in this walk exploring London’s criminal past.
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Once tickets are booked our Box Office will advise you on where the walk will start from.

Find out about walks at the Museum of London Docklands

Find out about tours of the Museum of London Archaeological Archive

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