Walk the City


Walks May to August

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

Londinium I: soldiers to gladiators
Sun 23 Aug 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, 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 14 Jun, 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 26 Jul, 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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Sun 12 Jul, 3-4.30pm
From roman burial sites to a thriving market place, explore the history of Spitalfields.
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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
Sat 1 Aug,  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 25 Jul, 8 & 22 Aug, 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 27 Jun, 25 Jul, 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, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Explore the lasting effects of the slave trade on a walk around London.
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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

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