Walk the City


Walks August to December

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

Blitz in the City
Sun 6 Dec, 31 Jan, Tue 16 Feb, Sun 20 Mar 2-3.30pm
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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Sat Sun 13 Dec, 7 Feb & Tue 29 Mar, 4-5.30pm
From roman burial sites to a thriving market place, explore the history of Spitalfields.
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Londinium I: soldiers to gladiators
Sun 20 Dec, 2-3.30pm
Explore 400 years of Roman Londinium in a walk to the City’s Roman amphitheatre and back again.
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Roman London
Sun 17 Jan, Sat 20 Feb, Sun 27 Mar, 2-3.30pm
Immerse yourself in Roman history in this tour around the city sites of Londinium.
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Sun 24 Jan & 6 Mar, 2-3.30pm
Experience the hustle and bustle of London’s sailortown along the old Ratcliffe Highway. Walk the maze of streets, lanes and alleys and hear curious stories of past inhabitants.
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Tue 15 Dec, Wed 20 Jan, 24 Feb & 13 Apr, 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 4 Feb, 17 Mar & Sun 24 Apr, 2-3.30pm
Discover how generations of dockers left their mark on the area.
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London’s East End
Sat 14 Feb & Thu 21 Apr, 2-3.30pm
Synonymous with Cockneys, crime and hipsters, uncover the myths and mysteries of a diverse and vibrant area via Brick Lane, Hackney City Farm and Columbia Road.
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Wed 10 & Sun 21 Feb & Sun 3 Apr, 2-3.30pm
Experience the varied history of London’s most famous village; from cholera to jazz and sex to gentrification.
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Special walks

Women’s movement
Sat 12 Dec, 11am – 1pm
Discover what life was like for women at the dawn of the 20th century.
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Law and disorder in the East End
Sat 16 Jan, 6 & 27 Feb, 12 Mar, 2 & 9 Apr, 11am – 1pm

Join us to discover the scenes of infamous crimes in this walking tour around East London.
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London, sugar and slavery
Sat 23 Jan, Sun 28 Feb, Sat 19 Mar & Sun 10 Apr, 11am – 1pm
Explore the lasting effects of the slave trade on a walk around London.
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Mother's Ruin
Sat 30 Jan, Sat 13 Feb, Sun 13 Mar, Sat 23 Apr, 3-5pm

Come and discover the London Gin Craze in this walk around 18th century London, including a free gin at the end of the tour!
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Shakespeare's London
Wed 9 Mar, Sat 26 Mar, Wed 6 Apr, Sat 16 & 30 Apr, 11am – 1pm
Marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, join us to explore the city that both inspired and was home to the famous playwright.
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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