The Museum of London documents the history of London from prehistoric to modern times. The museum is located on London Wall, close to the Barbican Centre.
The Museum of London Docklands is a museum on the Isle of Dogs, east London that tells the history of London's River Thames and the growth of Docklands.
From mangy mousers to pampered pets, how have cats lived in London through the centuries?
How makers have shaped the city and are now threatened with extinction.
Meet 25 projects working to improve London, from food recycling to bat-friendly streetlights.
Recreating the glamour and gore of Roman gladiators where Londinium's arena once stood.
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Explore the stories of the world's greatest city and uncover the hidden treasures of our collections.
We have a range of items that are popular that you may be interested in
From Doctors & Dissection to Christina Broom and from Sherlock Holmes to Crime Museum Uncovered, we have items you can buy associated with our past and present exhibitions
We have a range of books on offer telling the stories about London, from our own publications to those published by other significant historical figures
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1757 - today
Explore the ancient City of London, home to both triumph and tragedy
In the City of London centuries-old traditions take place alongside high-tech commerce.
The City Gallery is closed until March 2018. The City Now City Future season will be on display in this space from June 2017.
The City of London Corporation manages the City, and is probably the oldest elected governing body in the world. Officials carry staves like these on special occasions.
This ceremonial hat is decorated with a dragon's head, based on the dragon statues that stand at the borders of the 'Square Mile' and flank the City of London's coat of arms.
Over 2000 years of history lies beneath the streets of the City, a treasure trove for archaeologists, who are called in whenever a new building is constructed to first excavate the site.
On 7 July 2005, a terrorist attack on the London transport system shocked the city. This display commemorates the victims and the reflections of those who survived.
Just one of the iconic objects on display in the City Gallery, reflecting the historic trades that are still carried out today.
The gallery is open during the museum's normal hours:
The gallery is on the lower ground floor and can be accessed by lift.
Discover the 2017-18 season at the museum, with over a hundred events exploring city life in the 21st century.
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Discover the history of one of the City's busiest markets - future home of the new Museum of London.
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Enjoy a drink or light snack at the end of your visit.